Speaking of ways, pet, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract.
If she could give love to IT perhaps it would shrivel up and die, for she was sure that IT could not withstand love.
Suddenly there was a great burst of light through the Darkness. The light spread out and where it touched the Darkness the Darkness disappeared. The light spread until the patch of Dark Thing had vanished, and there was only a gentle shining, and through the shining came the stars, clear and pure.
If you aren't unhappy sometimes you don't know how to be happy.
The only way to cope with something deadly serious is to try to treat it a little lightly.
It seemed to travel with her, to sweep her aloft in the power of song, so that she was moving in glory among the stars, and for a moment she, too, felt that the words Darkness and Light had no meaning, and only this melody was real.
A straight line is not the shortest distance between two points.
Don't try to comprehend with your mind. Your minds are very limited. Use your intuition.
IT was the most horrible, the most repellent thing she had ever seen, far more nauseating then anything she had ever imagined with her consious mind, or that had ever tormented her in her most terrible nightmares.
Euripedes. Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything.
It was the same way with silence. This was more than silence. A deaf person can feel vibrations. Here there was nothing to feel.
Experiment is the mother of knowledge.
Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: You're given the form, but you have to write the sonnet yourself. - Mrs. Whatsit
Have you ever tried to get to your feet with a sprained dignity?
Like and equal are not the same thing at all. -- Meg Murray
I do not know everything; still many things I understand.
Now the red eyes and the light above seemed to bore into Charles, and again the pupils fo the little boy's eyes contracted. When the final point of black was lost in blue he turned away from the red eyes, looked at Meg, and smiled sweetly, but the smile was not Charles Wallaces smile.
I don't know if they're really like everybody else, or if they're able to pretend they are.
People are more than just the way they look.
If I didn't get fond I could be happy all the time.
Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.
Her hands were broad and strong the true pianist's sledgehammer hands, they had been called. They still moved to her bidding. No matter to what she likened them-turnips, carrots-they were still as nimble as ever. The notes came clear and true.
I like the fact that in ancient Chinese art the great painters always included a deliberate flaw in their work: human creation is never perfect.
When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable.
I do not think that I will ever reach a stage when I will say, This is what I believe. Finished. What I believe is alive . . . and open to growth.
In the evening of life we shall be judged on love, and not one of us is going to come off very well, and were it not for my absolute faith in the loving forgiveness of my Lord I could not call on him to come.
If you're going to care about the fall of the sparrow you can't pick and choose who's going to be the sparrow.
It's a good thing to have all the props pulled out from under us occasionally. It gives us some sense of what is rock under our feet, and what is sand.
To be born is to start the journey towards death.
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