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Einstein on Grief, Time, Eternity, and the Privilege of Old Age: His Beautiful Letter to the Bereaved Queen of Belgium
Einstein on Grief, Time, Eternity, and the Privilege of Old Age: His Beautiful Letter to the Bereaved Queen of Belgium

“…and Mozart remains as beautiful and tender as he always was and always will be.”

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The Psychology of What Makes a Great Story
The Psychology of What Makes a Great Story

“The great writer’s gift to a reader is to make him a better writer.”

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Seamus Heaney’s Advice to the Young
Seamus Heaney’s Advice to the Young

“The true and durable path into and through experience involves being true … to your own solitude, true to your own secret knowledge.”

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Artist Anne Truitt on Vulnerability, the Price of Integrity, and What Sustains the Creative Spirit
Artist Anne Truitt on Vulnerability, the Price of Integrity, and What Sustains the Creative Spirit

“It is not true that only artists understand art, for there are in every generation some people who not only understand it but also enhance its reach by appreciation.”

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Yoko Ono’s Playful and Philosophical Action-Poems About How to Live with Greater Attentiveness to the World
Yoko Ono’s Playful and Philosophical Action-Poems About How to Live with Greater Attentiveness to the World

“Watch a hundred-year-old tree breathe. Thank the tree in your mind for showing us how to grow and stay.”

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Cosmic Solitude: Polish Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska on How the Prospect of Being Alone in the Universe Can Make Us Better Stewards of Our Humanity
Cosmic Solitude: Polish Nobel Laureate Wislawa Szymborska on How the Prospect of Being Alone in the Universe Can Make Us Better Stewards of Our Humanity

“Perhaps we wouldn’t talk so much nonsense, tell so many lies, if we knew that they were echoing throughout the cosmos…”

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