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It's time to start living the life you've imagined.

Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.

I don't regret a single excess of my responsive youth - I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn't embrace.

If it is good to have one foot in England, it is still better, or at least as good, to have the other out of it.

It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.

The plunge of civilization into this abyss of blood and darkness is too tragic for any words.

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.

To live in the world of creation — to get into it and stay in it – to frequent it and haunt it... to think intently and fruitfully, to woo combinations and inspirations into being by a depth and continuity of attention and meditation – this is the only thing.

The image of the "presence," whatever it was, waiting there for him to go -this image had not yet been so concrete for his nerves as when he stopped short of the point at which certainty would have come to him. For, with all his resolution, or more exactly with all his dread, he did stop short - he hung back from really seeing. The risk was too great and his fear too definite: it took at this moment an awful specific form.
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