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I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of read more

I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.

by Diane Ackerman Found in: Melancholy Quotes,
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I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived
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I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived
just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as
well.

by Diane Ackerman Found in: Life Quotes,
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Hit a tripwire of smell and memories explode all at once. A complex vision leaps out of the undergrowth.

Hit a tripwire of smell and memories explode all at once. A complex vision leaps out of the undergrowth.

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Success produces success, just as money produces money

Success produces success, just as money produces money

by Diane Ackerman Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight

Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight

by Diane Ackerman Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood read more

Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains...

by Diane Ackerman Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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Smell brings to mind... a family dinner of pot roast and sweet potatoes during a myrtle-mad August in a Midwestern read more

Smell brings to mind... a family dinner of pot roast and sweet potatoes during a myrtle-mad August in a Midwestern town. Smells detonate softly in our memory like poignant land mines hidden under the weedy mass of years.

by Diane Ackerman Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.

It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.

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Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

by Diane Ackerman Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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Apes do it. Scorpions do it. Fireflies do it,

Apes do it. Scorpions do it. Fireflies do it,

by Diane Ackerman Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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