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    Charles  de Lint
    “Every time you do a good deed you shine the light a little farther into the dark. And the thing is, when you're gone that light is going to keep shining on, pushing the shadows back.”
    Charles de Lint

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    George Eliot
    “But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.”
    George Eliot, Middlemarch

  • #3
    George Eliot
    “Blameless people are always the most exasperating.”
    George Eliot, Middlemarch

  • #4
    Charles  de Lint
    “I don't think the world is the way we like to think it is. I don't think it's one solid world, but many, thousands upon thousands of them--as many as there are people--because each person perceives the world in his or her own way; each lives in his or her own world. Sometimes they connect, for a moment, or more rarely, for a lifetime, but mostly we are alone, each living in our own world, suffering our small deaths.”
    Charles de Lint, Dreams Underfoot
    tags: life

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    Jeanette Winterson
    “Are we all living like this? Two lives, the ideal outer life and the inner imaginative life where we keep our secrets?”
    Jeanette Winterson, Sexing the Cherry

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    Jeanette Winterson
    “Thinking about time is to acknowledge two contradictory certainties: that our outward lives are governed by the seasons and the clock; that our inward lives are governed by something much less regular-an imaginative impulse cutting through the dictates of daily time, and leaving us free to ignore the boundaries of here and now and pass like lightning along the coil of pure time, that is, the circle of the universe and whatever it does or does not contain. ”
    Jeanette Winterson, Sexing the Cherry



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