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Richard Powers
“The best arguments in the world won't change a person's mind. The only thing that can do that is a good story.”
Richard Powers, The Overstory

Rumi
“Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.”
Rumi

Marcus Aurelius
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills. There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
Marcus Aurelius

Louise Glück
“this is the light of autumn; it has turned
on us.
Surely it is a privilege to approach the
end
still believing in something.”
Louise Glück, October

Sam Shepard
“people here have become the people they're pretending to be.”
Sam Shepard, Motel Chronicles

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