Stephen Vincent Benet

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Born Friday 22 July 1898, died Saturday 13 March 1943

Occupation: Poet

Nationality: American

I have fallen in love with American names, the sharp names that never get fat.

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We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.

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Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.

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Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.

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Dreaming men are haunted men.

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