There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: ...

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There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquence. What torture it is to hear a frigid speech being pompously declaimed, or second-rate verse spoken with all a bad poet's bombast! - Jean De La Bruyere

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French philosopher, 1645 - 96


Author Keywords: Philosopher, French

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