Louis Auchincloss Quotes (7 quotes)
Edith Wharton (1961 edition)
“They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something worthwhile will be realized. Thus talent is a species of vigor.”
Between the Devil and the Dragon: The Best Essays and Aphorisms of Eric Hoffer (Harper & Row, 1982), p. 67
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLouis Auchincloss
Born: September 27, 1917 (age 101)
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.