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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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Virginia Woolf Visits Stonehenge
Virginia Woolf Visits Stonehenge

“The singular & intoxicating charm of Stonehenge … is that no one in the world can tell you anything about it.”

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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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George Orwell’s Dessert Recipes
George Orwell’s Dessert Recipes

Sugar and spice and a respite of nice amidst hardship.

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