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Rebecca Solnit
“I grew up with landscape as a recourse, with the possibility of exiting the horizontal realm of social relations for a vertical alignment with earth and sky, matter and spirit. Vast open spaces speak best to this craving, the spaces I myself first found in the desert and then in the western grasslands.”
Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost

“...your zeal to face life's rough and tumble, your ardor to accept the responsibilities of adulthood is hardly congruent with the aspirations of most graduate students...' He shook his head of disagreeable hair. 'I need not tell you,' he deplored, sinking to paralipsis, 'that there resides in almost every one of 'em the unconscious desire not to grow up. For once the academic goal is attained and the doctorate irradicably abbreviated after the name, the problem of facing the world is confronted. The subtlest, most unremitting drive of the student is his unconscious proclivity to postpone the acceptance of responsibility as long as possible.”
Millard Kaufman

Ally Condie
“If I could find one, I would cover the bark with her name the way I used to cover her hand with mine on the Hill.”
Ally Condie, Crossed

Mitch Albom
“Strangers," the Blue Man said, "are just family you have yet to come to know.”
Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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