Louis Auchincloss Quotes (7 quotes)
Edith Wharton (1961 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLouis Auchincloss
Born: September 27, 1917 (age 100)
Bio: Louis Stanton Auchincloss was an American lawyer, novelist, historian, and essayist. He is best known as a prolific novelist who parlayed his firsthand knowledge into dozens of finely wrought books exploring the private lives of America's East Coast patrician class. His dry, ironic works of fiction continued the tradition of Henry James and Edith Wharton.
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“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”