„When my sonnet was rejected, I exclaimed, 'Damn the age; I will write for Antiquity!“

Letter to Proctor (January 22, 1829), in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Subject (2000), p. 526

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—  Anthony Fauci American immunologist and head of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 1940

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