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Live and Feel All the Shades (1)

I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and fee...
The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

Extremes Escape Us (2)

We naturally believe ourselves far more capable of reaching the centre of things than of embracing their circumference. The visible extent of the world visibly exceeds us; but as we exceed little thi...


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