Archibald McLeish Quotes (1 quote)
“Each pursues his own theory, little solicitous to correct or improve it by an attention to what is advanced by his opponents.”
An Essay on The Principle of Population (1798), Chapter I
“Most of the trouble in the world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has.”
―William S. Burroughs
The Adding Machine: Selected Essays (1985), The Name is Burroughs
(Leslie T. Lyall. A Passion for the Impossible: The Continuing Story of the Mission Hudson Taylor Began. London: OMF Books, 1965, 37.)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsArchibald McLeish
Born: May 7, 1892
Died: April 20, 1982 (aged 89)
Occupation: Poet, playwright, essayist, lawyer
Bio: Archibald MacLeish was an American poet, writer, and the Librarian of Congress. He is associated with the Modernist school of poetry. He received three Pulitzer Prizes for his work.
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