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The sky was as full of motion and change as the desert beneath it was monotonous and still,--and there was so much sky, more than ...
It is bitter to think of one's best years disappearing in this unpolished country.
Fortunately, children do not need "perfect" parents. They do need mothers and fathers who will think on their feet and who will be ...
A tree that can fill the span of a man's arms
Grows from a downy tip;
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Can fire be carried in the bosom without burning one's clothes? Or can one walk on hot coals without scorching the feet? So is he ...
The freedom to share one's insights and judgments verbally or in writing is, just like the freedom to think, a holy and inalienabl ...
Not to find one's way in a city may well be uninteresting and banal. It requires ignorance--nothing more. But to lose oneself in a ...
Everyone Tarrou set eyes on had that vacant gaze, and was visibly suffering from the complete break with all that life had meant t ...
I looked at my daughters, and my boyhood picture, and appreciated the gift of parenthood, at that moment, more than any other gift ...
See how peaceful it is here. The sea is everything. An immense reservoir of nature where I roam at will.... Think of it. On the su ...
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