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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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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 truly living human being cannot remain neutral. ― Nadine Gordimer

“A truly living human being cannot remain neutral.” ― Nadine Gordimer

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It seems as though the conclusions are never as interesting as the questions. I mean, they’re not what you remember. ― Marilynne Robinson, Home

“It seems as though the conclusions are never as interesting as the questions. I mean, they’re not what you remember.” ― Marilynne Robinson

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But he cannot see a connection between the end of yearning and the end of poetry. Is that what growing up amounts to: growing out of yearning, of passion, of all intensities of the soul? ― J.M. Coetzee, Youth

“Is that what growing up amounts to: growing out of yearning, of passion, of all intensities of the soul?” ― J.M. Coetzee

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The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what proceeded it. – Mary Catherine Bateson

“The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what proceeded it.” – Mary Catherine Bateson

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For the man sound in body and serene in mind there is no such thing as bad weather, every day has its beauty and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously. – George Gissing

George Gissing on why there is no such thing as bad weather

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