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Men travel faster now, but I do not know if they go to better things.


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Every artist makes himself born. It is very much harder than the other time, and longer.
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Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.
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Isn't it queer there are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before like the larks in this country that have been singing the same five notes over for thousands of years
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Trees were so rare in that country, and they had to make such a hard fight to grow, that we used to feel anxious about them, and visit them as if they were persons. It must have been the scarcity of detail in that tawny landscape that made detail so precious.
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The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always.
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No one person knows much more about writing than another. I expect that when people think they know anything about it, then their case is hopeless.
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