Quotes to remember

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    “Dreams and beasts are two keys by which we find out the secret of our own nature. They are test objects.”
    ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    “Worlds were never meant to be prisons, locked and suffocating and safe. Worlds were supposed to be great rambling houses with all the windows thrown open and the wind and summer rain rushing through them, with magic passages in their closets and secret treasure chests in their attics.”
    ― Alix E. Harrow, The Ten Thousand Doors of January

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    “Don’t offer a lecture to a person who may just need a hug.” - unknown author
     
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    “Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them. ”
    ― Alfred North Whitehead
     
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    "But now she loved winter. Winter was beautiful - almost intolerably beautiful. Days of clear brilliance. Evenings that were like cups of glamour - the purest vintage of winter's wine. Nights with their fire of stars. Cold, exquisite winter sunrises."
    ~ L.M. Montgomery
     
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    "Our car has a "rear wiper" button but I'm afraid to use it."--Anonymous
     
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    “I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my garden, and I go, 'Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.”
    ― Jim Carrey
     
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    “It was as if humans' lives didn't end per se, but kind of trailed off with punctuating ellipses. After that third dot it was open-ended, brilliantly poised for anything one could imagine. Earth was warm with potential like that.”
    ― Mandy Ashcraft, Small Orange Fruit

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    "He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors."
    - Thomas Jefferson
     
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    “This was after stew. But then, so is everything. When the first man crawled out of the slime and went to make his home on land, what he had for dinner that night was stew.”
    ― William Goldman, The Princess Bride

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    As you grow and evolve, it might feel like you are losing your mind. But you're just losing the old mindset that was holding you back.⠀ ⠀
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    “You don't have to make something that people call art. Living is an artistic activity, there is an art to getting through the day.”
    ― Viggo Mortensen

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    You can't laugh and be afraid at the same time.
     
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    ''Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It's splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world.'' - Anne of Green Gables
     
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    “Years ago, there were tribes that roamed the earth, and every tribe had a magic person. Well, now, as you know, all the tribes have dispersed, but every so often you meet a magic person, and every so often, you meet someone from your tribe.”
    ― Carrie Fisher

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    “Panic is the sudden realization that everything around you is alive.”
    ― William S. Burroughs, Ghost of Chance
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    “It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.”
    ― John Galsworthy, The Forsyte Saga
     
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    “He was sounding the deeps of his nature, and of the parts of his nature that were deeper than he, going back into the womb of Time.”
    ― Jack London, The Call of the Wild

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