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Quote Left It could be that our faithlessness is a cowering cowardice born of our very smallness, a massive failure of imagination... If we were to judge nature by common sense or likelihood, we wouldn't believe the world existed. Quote Right
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Quote Left I am a frayed and nibbled survivor in a fallen world, and I am getting along. I am aging and eaten and have done my share of eating too. Quote Right
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Quote Left There is no shortage of good days. It is good lives that are hard to come by. Quote Right
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Quote Left How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. Quote Right
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Quote Left A schedule defends from chaos and whim. Quote Right
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Quote Left The point of the dragonfly's terrible lip, the giant water bug, birdsong, or the beautiful dazzle and flash of sunlighted minnows, is not that... Quote Right
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Quote Left I woke in bits, like all children, piecemeal over the years. I discovered myself and the world, and forgot them, and discovered them again. Quote Right
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Quote Left No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing. The real and proper question is: Why is it beautiful? by Quote Right
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Quote Left There is a certain age at which a child looks at you in all earnestness and delivers a long, pleased speech in all the true inflections of spoken English, but with not one recognizable syllable. There is no way you can tell the child that if language had been a melody, he had mastered it and done well, but that since it was in fact a sense, he had botched it utterly. Quote Right
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Quote Left How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives Quote Right
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Quote Left How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives. Quote Right
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