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Trailblazing Astronomer Vera Rubin on Obsessiveness, Minimizing Obstacles, and How the Thrill of Accidental Discovery Redeems the Terror of Uncertainty
Trailblazing Astronomer Vera Rubin on Obsessiveness, Minimizing Obstacles, and How the Thrill of Accidental Discovery Redeems the Terror of Uncertainty

Why all creative endeavor is a matter of “getting hung up on little interesting things.”

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I Work Like a Gardener: Joan Miró on Art, Motionless Movement, and the Proper Pace of Creative Labor
I Work Like a Gardener: Joan Miró on Art, Motionless Movement, and the Proper Pace of Creative Labor

“Art can die; what matters is that it should have sown seeds on the earth… It must give birth to a world.”

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Borges on Public Opinion, Literature vs. the Other Arts, and the True Measure of Success
Borges on Public Opinion, Literature vs. the Other Arts, and the True Measure of Success

“When you come right down to it, opinions are the most superficial things about anyone.”

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Alice Walker on What Her Father Taught Her About Lying and the Love-Expanding Capacity of Telling the Truth
Alice Walker on What Her Father Taught Her About Lying and the Love-Expanding Capacity of Telling the Truth

Why telling the truth is a supreme act of love and the most powerful antidote to violence.

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Janis Joplin on Music, Emotion, and the Courage to Be Oneself: A 1968 Conversation with Studs Terkel
Janis Joplin on Music, Emotion, and the Courage to Be Oneself: A 1968 Conversation with Studs Terkel

“You gotta be able to act a little, feel a little, think a little.”

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Buckminster Fuller’s Brilliant Metaphor for the Greatest Key to Transformation and Growth
Buckminster Fuller’s Brilliant Metaphor for the Greatest Key to Transformation and Growth

“What you do with yourself, just the little things you do yourself, these are the things that count.”

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