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The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm. ― Aldous Huxley

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“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” ― Aldous Huxley

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Everything in the world was in precarious balance, pure risk, and those who didn’t agree to take the risk wasted away in a corner, without getting to know life.
Elena Ferrante, The Story of a New Name

“Everything in the world was in precarious balance, pure risk…” ― Elena Ferrante

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Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another. ― Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway on what distinguishes one man from another

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Be consistent. Life will not be but we can be. ― Holly Wagner

“Be consistent. Life will not be but we can be”― Holly Wagner

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He is terribly afraid of dying because he hasn’t yet lived. ― Franz Kafka

“He is terribly afraid of dying because he hasn’t yet lived.” ― Franz Kafka

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You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintery light. But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the river would flow again after it was frozen. When the cold rains kept on and killed the spring, it was as though a young person died for no reason. ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“But you knew there would always be the spring…” ― Ernest Hemingway

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We are our stories. We tell them to stay alive or keep alive those who only live now in the telling. ― Niall Williams, History of the Rain

“We are our stories. We tell them to stay alive or keep alive those who only live now in the telling.” ― Niall Williams

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