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Louis Kronenberger

Data de nascimento: 1904
Data de falecimento: 1980

Louis Kronenberger, , escritor estadunidense.

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„O problema com a nossa época é que ela tem muitas placas de sinalização e nenhum destino.“

—  Louis Kronenberger
The trouble with our age is that it is all signposts and no destination. Company manners: a cultural inquiry into American life‎ - Página 26, de Louis Kronenberger - Publicado por Bobbs-Merrill, 1954 - 229 páginas

„Conformity may not always reign in the prosperous bourgeois suburb, but it ultimately always governs.“

—  Louis Kronenberger
Company Manners: A Cultural Inquiry into American Life (1954), Company Manners: A Cultural Inquiry into American Life http://books.google.com/books?id=PiE0AAAAMAAJ&q="Conformity+may+not+always+reign+in+the+prosperous+bourgeois+suburb+but+it+ultimately+always+governs" (1954), p. 122.

„There are, of course, good happy endings as well as bad ones, but surely they are of a kind that in some way expresses happiness rather than glibly promises it.“

—  Louis Kronenberger
The Cart and the Horse (1964), http://books.google.com/books?id=cI1KAAAAMAAJ&q=%22There+are+of+course+good+happy+endings+as+well+as+bad+ones+but+surely+they+are+of+a+kind+that+in+some+way+expresses+happiness+rather+than+glibly+promises+it%22&pg=PA74#v=onepage

„The trouble with our age is all signposts and no destination.“

—  Louis Kronenberger
Company Manners: A Cultural Inquiry into American Life (1954), p. 26.

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„In art there are tears that do often lie too deep for thoughts.“

—  Louis Kronenberger
Company Manners: A Cultural Inquiry into American Life (1954), p. 28. This is a play on "Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears", the last line of William Wordsworth's "Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood" http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Ode:_Intimations_of_Immortality_from_Recollections_of_Early_Childhood.

„On a very rough-and-ready basis we might define an eccentric as a man who is a law unto himself, and a crank as one who, having determined what the law is, insists on laying it down to others. An eccentric puts ice cream on steak simply because he likes it; should a crank do so, he would endow the act with moral grandeur and straightaway denounce as sinners (or reactionaries) all who failed to follow suit […] Cranks, at their most familiar, are a sort of peevish prophets, and it's not enough that they should be in the right; others must also be in the wrong.“

—  Louis Kronenberger
Company Manners: A Cultural Inquiry into American Life (1954), "The One and the Many", Company Manners: A Cultural Inquiry into American Life (1954). Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill. 229 pages Essay also appeared in Perspectives USA, Spring 1954 http://books.google.com/books?id=2UMIAQAAMAAJ&q=%22We+might+define+an+eccentric+as+a+man+who+is+a+law+unto+himself+and+a+crank+as+one+who+having+determined+what+the+law+is+insists+on+laying+it+down+to+others%22&pg=PA30#v=onepage

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