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Robert E. Howard

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Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split, as a general thing.

— Robert E. Howard

#civilized #general #having #know #men

Barbarianism is the natural state of mankind. Civilization is unnatural. It is the whim of circumstance. And barbarianism must ultimately triumph

— Robert E. Howard

#civilization #nature

I don't believe I ever saw an Oklahoman who wouldn't fight at the drop of a hat -- and frequently drop the hat himself.

— Robert E. Howard

#southwestern #humor

I live, I burn with life, I love, I slay, & am content.

— Robert E. Howard


How can I wear the harness of toil And sweat at the daily round, While in my soul forever The drums of Pictdom sound?

— Robert E. Howard

#poem #inspirational

Babarism is the natural state of mankid, civilization is unnatural. It is a whim of circumstance. And babarism must always ultimately triumph.

— Robert E. Howard


It seems to me that many writers, by virtue of environments of culture, art and education, slip into writing because of their environments.

— Robert E. Howard

#because #culture #education #environments #into

The people among which I lived - and yet live, mainly - made their living from cotton, wheat, cattle, oil, with the usual percentage of business men and professional men.

— Robert E. Howard

#business #cattle #cotton #i #live

where did these people their food? i'm hungry.

— Robert E. Howard


I have not been a success, and probably never will be.

— Robert E. Howard

#i #never #probably #success #will

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Cross Plains' population quickly grew from 1500 to 10000 it suffered overcrowding the traffic ruined its unpaved roads and vice crime exploded but it also used its new wealth on civic improvements including a new school an ice manufacturing plant and new hotels. He spent most of his life in the town of Cross Plains with some time spent in nearby Brownwood. She had spent her early years helping a variety of sick relatives contracting tuberculosis in the process.

Howard remains a highly read author with his best works still reprinted. Although a Conan novel was nearly publiRobert E. Howardd into a book in 1934 his stories never appeared in book form during his lifetime.

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