Famous quotes containing the words contemporary, including and/or famous:
“Literature that is not the breath of contemporary society, that dares not transmit the pains and fears of that society, that does not warn in time against threatening moral and social dangerssuch literature does not deserve the name of literature; it is only a façade. Such literature loses the confidence of its own people, and its published works are used as wastepaper instead of being read.”
—Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)
“For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every secret thing, whether good or evil.”
—Bible: Hebrew, Ecclesiastes 12:14.
“From time immemorial the men of the town have been famous seamen, and have divided their energies between fishing and hating the English.”
—Willa Cather (18761947)
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