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Anaïs Nin on Abortion and Women’s Reproductive Rights: A Prescient Lament from 1940
Anaïs Nin on Abortion and Women’s Reproductive Rights: A Prescient Lament from 1940

“Motherhood is a vocation like any other. It should be freely chosen, not imposed upon woman.”

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Joyce Carol Oates on Wonder, Consciousness, and the Art of Beholding Beauty
Joyce Carol Oates on Wonder, Consciousness, and the Art of Beholding Beauty

“How lovely this world is, really: one simply has to look.”

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Anaïs Nin on Love and Life, Illustrated
Anaïs Nin on Love and Life, Illustrated

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

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Thoreau on the Greatest Gift of Growing Old
Thoreau on the Greatest Gift of Growing Old

How happiness feeds on the hard-earned blessing of making fewer apologies for our existence.

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Young Hans Christian Andersen Climbs Mount Vesuvius During an Eruption and Lives to Tell About It in a Beautiful, Dramatic Account
Young Hans Christian Andersen Climbs Mount Vesuvius During an Eruption and Lives to Tell About It in a Beautiful, Dramatic Account

“The sea raised its great wings, coal black smoke arose from Vesuvius into the blue sky…”

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William S. Burroughs on Creativity
William S. Burroughs on Creativity

“The price an artist pays for doing what he wants is that he has to do it.”

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