There is truth in the reply of a great lawyer when asked how the lawyers who formed the United States Constitution had such a mastery of legal principles: Why, they had so few books
Quote by Wallace Stevens
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Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
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A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
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In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
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