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Edgar Rice Burroughs
Born (1875-09-01)September 1, 1875
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died March 19, 1950(1950-03-19) (aged 74)
Encino, California, U.S.
Resting place Tarzana, California, U.S.
Occupation Novelist
Nationality American
Period 1911–1950
Genre Adventure novel, fantasy, lost world, sword and planet, planetary romance, soft science fiction, Western
Notable works

Tarzan series
Barsoom series

I loved her. I still love her, though I curse her in my sleep, so nearly one are love and hate, the two most powerful and devasting emotions that control man, nations, life.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
The more one listens to ordinary conversations the more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Death, only, renders hope futile.
Were there no desire there would be no virtue, and because one man desires what another does not, who shall say whether the child of his desire be Vice or Virtue?
Edgar Rice Burroughs
It never seems to occur to some people, that, like beauty, a sense of humor may sometimes be fatal.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Imagination is but another name for super intelligence.
I write to escape; to escape poverty.
Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts, but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Love is a strange master, and human nature is still stranger.
She did not admire him any more than she had. It was merely that she considered him the Lesser of two evils.
Edgar Rice Burroughs