Quotations From PHILIP LARKIN

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  • Above all, though, children are linked to adults by the simple fact that they are in process of turning into them. For this they may be forgiven much. Children are bound to be inferior to adults, or there is no incentive to grow up.
    Philip Larkin (1922-1986), British poet. (First published 1959). "The Savage Seventh," Required Writing (1984).

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