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Creative Quotations from . . .
Annie Dillard
(1945-____) born on
Apr 30
US author. She won a Pulitzer prize for "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek", 1975.
         
   
F
We wake, if we ever wake at all, to mystery, rumors of death, beauty, violence.

R
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.
A
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.
N
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
K
The dedicated life is worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
R: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
A: "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek," ch. 7, 1974.
N: "The Writing Life," 1989.
K: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
   


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