What is man without the beasts? For if all the beast were gone, man would die of a great loneliness of the spirit.
The world is not to be put in order. The world is order. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order.
One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision.
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Everything begins and ends at exactly the right time and place.
~Miranda, Picnic at Hanging Rock
The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels and dead people’s diaries and wondering about sex and God and whether you should shave under your arms or not. These things are your becoming.
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If you wait until you can do everything for everybody, instead of something for somebody, you’ll end up not doing anything for anybody.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?