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Patricia A. McKillip
“There was the gaudy patch of sunflowers beside the west gate of the palace of the Prince of Ombria, that did nothing all day long but turn their golden-haired, thousand-eyed faces to follow the sun.”
Patricia A. McKillip, Ombria in Shadow

Adam Leith Gollner
“To experience biophilia is to love a diversity that, as limitless as it is fragile, both haunts us and fills us with hope. ”
Adam Leith Gollner, The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce and Obsession

Rebecca Solnit
“...in English the word 'peripatetic' means 'one who walks habitually and extensively.”
Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking

Tracy Kidder
“It seemed as though Margaret hovered near Alice, aware of Alice when Alice didn't seem to be aware of Margaret.”
Tracy Kidder, Among Schoolchildren

Nick Hornby
“Thunder Road' knows who I am and what I feel, and that, in the end, is one of the consolations of art.”
Nick Hornby

Victor Serge
“For lack of anything better... it is the failure of others that makes for the strength of the fühers. When there's no worthwhile banner, you start to march behind worthless ones.”
Victor Serge, Memoirs of a Revolutionary

Umberto Eco
“I shall not indulge in descriptions of persons because, as Boethius says, nothing is more fleeting than the external form, which withers and alters like the flowers of the field at the appearance of autumn; and what would be the point of saying today that the abbot Abo had a stern eye and pale cheeks, when by now he and those around him are dust and their bodies have the mortal grayness of dust?”
Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose

Alexandra Bracken
“This was the thing with boys like him. What he was feeling just then, that rage, wasn't the world falling in on him. It was an illusion shattering, the one that told him he deserved everything, and that it was owed to him simply because he existed.”
Alexandra Bracken, Lore