Anthony Hope

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Born Monday 9 February 1863, died Saturday 8 July 1933

Professions: Novelist, Playwright, Writer

Nationality: British

Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.

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I wish you would read a little poetry sometimes. Your ignorance cramps my conversation.

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His foe was folly and his weapon wit.

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Good families are generally worse than any others.

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I may not understand, but I am willing to admire.

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You oughtn't to yield to temptation. Well, somebody must, or the thing becomes absurd.

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Unless you are a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.

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Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is generally promoting a falsehood, isn't it?

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