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Theodore Dreiser
American novelist
(1871 -1945)



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The true meaning of money yet remains to be popularly explained and comprehended. When each individual realizes for himself that this thing... should only be accepted as a moral due... many of our social, religious, and political troubles will have permanently passed.
-- Sister Carrie (1900)

Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
-- Life, Art and America (1917)

Life is a God-damned, sinking, treacherous game and nine hundred and ninety-nine out of a thousand are bastards.
--Letter to a newspaper editor, quoted in: Theodore Dreiser, A Book About Myself (1922)


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The selection of the above quotes and the writing of the accompanying notes was performed by the author David Paul Wagner.

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