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Louis Auchincloss Quotes





A neurotic can perfectly well be a literary genius, but his greatest danger is always that he will not recognize when he is dull.
 

Perfection irritates as well as it attracts, in fiction as in life.
 

The only thing that keeps a man going is energy. And what is energy but liking life?
[Enthusiasm]
 

We were not as rich as the Rockefellers or Mellons, but we were rich enough to know how rich they were.
 

With her high pale brow under her faded brown hair, she was like a rock washed clean by years of her husband's absences at conventions, dinners, committee meetings or simply at the office.