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Philip Larkin Quotes

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'Death is no different whined at than withstood.'

'Deprivation is for me what daffodils were for Wordsworth.'

'I wouldn't mind seeing China if I could come back the same day.'

'Life has a practice of living you, if you don't live it.'

'Man hands on misery to man. It deepens like a coastal shelf. Get out as early as you can, and don't have any kids yourself'

'Nothing, like something, happens anywhere.'

'They say eyes clear with age.'

'Sexual intercourse is like having someone else blow your nose'

Born in Coventry, West Midlands
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Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people. - Charlie Chaplin
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The Hundred Years War begins - 1337, Ashmolean Museum Opens - 1683, Westminster Bridge Opens - 1862
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