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Random quote of the day:

“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.”

—Frederick Buechner, Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC’s of Faith

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Random quote of the day:

“The enchanting, and sometimes terrifying, thing is that the world can be so many things to so many different souls. That it can be, and is, all these at one and the same time.”

—Henry Miller, Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymous Bosch

 

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Random quote of the day:

“Your preparation for the real world is not in the answers you’ve learned, but in the questions you’ve learned how to ask yourself.”

—Bill Watterson, Kenyon College Commencement, May 20, 1990

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Random quote of the day:

“The world I create in the writing compensates for what the real world does not give me.”

—Gloria Anzaldúa, “Speaking in Tongues: A Letter to Third World Women Writers”

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Random quote of the day:

“Many of our pains could be summed up as: problems of the unrecognized ego in an indifferent world.”

—Alain de Botton, Twitterfeed, January 14, 2012

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Random quote of the day:

“The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings.”

—Martin Buber, “With a Monist”

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Random quote of the day:

“So, what’s it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don’t recommend it.”

—Bill Watterson, “Some Thoughts On the Real World By One Who Glimpsed It and Fled,” Kenyon College Commencement, May 20, 1990

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Random quote of the day:

“I believe the people who make the world are the ones who do not believe in reality.”

—Édouard Levé, “When I Look at a Strawberry, I Think of a Tongue,” The Paris Review, No. 196, Spring 2011 (tr. by Loren Stein)

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Random quote of the day:

“The survival of the world depends upon our sharing what we have and working together. If we do not, the whole world will die. First the planet, and next the people.”

—Frank Fools Crow, Ceremonial Chief of the Teton Sioux, quoted in Fools Crow by Thomas E. Mails

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Random quote of the day:

“Out of the sky, the birds, the parrots, the bells, silk, cloth, and drums, out of Sundays dancing, children’s words and love words, out of love for the little fists of children, I will build a world, my world with round shoulders.”

—Aimé Césaire, And the Dogs Were Silent

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