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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

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

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But nevertheless, the fact remained, it was almost impossible to dislike anyone if one looked at them. ― Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

“…it was almost impossible to dislike anyone if one looked at them.” ― Virginia Woolf

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A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility what human nature is of what happens in the world. It’s a creator of inwardness. ― Susan Sontag

“A good book is an education of the heart.” ― Susan Sontag

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A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.Italo Calvino, The Uses of Literature

“A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.” ― Italo Calvino

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As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand. ― Ernest Hemingway

“As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand.” ― Ernest Hemingway

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She flashed upon his life with an electric energy, shattering every day’s effort at work and leaving a kind of glimmering burning feeling all day and night around the edges of his heart. ― Niall Williams, Four Letters of Love

“She flashed upon his life with an electric energy…” ― Niall Williams

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Love is holy because it is like grace–the worthiness of its object is never really what matters. ― Marilynne Robinson, Gilead

“Love is holy because it is like grace–the worthiness of its object is never really what matters.” ― Marilynne Robinson

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