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From the Dust Returned From the Dust Returned by Ray Bradbury
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“Sunsets are loved because they vanish.

Flowers are loved because they go.

The dogs of the field and the cats of the kitchen are loved because soon they must depart.

These are not the sole reasons, but at the heart of morning welcomes and afternoon laughters is the promise of farewell. In the gray muzzle of an old dog we see goodbye. In the tired face of an old friend we read long journeys beyond returns.”
Ray Bradbury, From the Dust Returned
“Her cheeks glowed with pink charcoals.”
Ray Bradbury, From the Dust Returned
“You who walk the earth know only the moment, which is whisked away with your next exhalation.”
Ray Bradbury, From the Dust Returned
“In the attic where the rain touched the roof softly on spring days and where you could feel the mantle of snow outside, a few inches away, on December nights, A Thousand Times Great Grandmère existed. She did not live, nor was she eternally dead, she … existed.”
Ray Bradbury, From the Dust Returned
“The cat came first, in order to be absolute first. It arrived when all the cribs and closets and cellar bins and attic hang-spaces still needed October wings, autumn breathings, and fiery eyes.”
Ray Bradbury, From the Dust Returned
“In your life, did you know enthusiasm?' If the answer is yes you enter the sky. If no, you fall to burn in the pit.”
Ray Bradbury, From the Dust Returned