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Reads tagged with “Wendell Berry”

A Benediction on the World: Wendell Berry on Creaturely Joy
A Benediction on the World: Wendell Berry on Creaturely Joy

“The joy, less deniable in its evidence than the peacefulness, is the confirmation of it.”

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Wendell Berry on the Grandeur of Small Places and the Perils of Our “Rugged Individualism”
Wendell Berry on the Grandeur of Small Places and the Perils of Our “Rugged Individualism”

“The extent of our knowledge will always be… the measure of the extent of our ignorance.”

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Form, Faith, and Freedom: Wendell Berry on What Poetry Teaches Us about the Secret of Marriage
Form, Faith, and Freedom: Wendell Berry on What Poetry Teaches Us about the Secret of Marriage

“The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings.”

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Wendell Berry on How to Be a Poet and a Complete Human Being
Wendell Berry on How to Be a Poet and a Complete Human Being

“Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet. You must depend upon affection, reading, knowledge, skill…”

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Wendell Berry on Solitude and Why Pride and Despair Are the Two Great Enemies of Creative Work
Wendell Berry on Solitude and Why Pride and Despair Are the Two Great Enemies of Creative Work

“True solitude is found in the wild places, where one is without human obligation. One’s inner voices become audible… In consequence, one responds more clearly to other lives.”

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