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Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect read more

Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones -- maybe only the stones -- understood.

by Annie Dillard Found in: Geometry Quotes,
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Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you read more

Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know." Eskimo: "Then why did you tell me?"

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A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which read more

A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time.

by Annie Dillard Found in: Whim Quotes,
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I woke at intervals until . . . the intervals of waking tipped the scales, and I was more often read more

I woke at intervals until . . . the intervals of waking tipped the scales, and I was more often awake than not.

by Annie Dillard Found in: Waking Quotes,
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Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you read more

Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know." Eskimo: "Then why did you tell me?".

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There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.

There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.

by Annie Dillard Found in: Nature Quotes,
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