Facts about Annie Dillard

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Annie Dillard is a famous Author from USA, he/she is 72 years old and still alive, born April 30, 1945.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 25 quotes who is written / told by Annie, under the main topics: Nature, Religion.

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Famous quotes by Annie Dillard (25)


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"There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind"
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"It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator, our very self-consciousness, is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures. It was a bitter birthday present from evolution"
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"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives"
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"As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker"
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"The surest sign of age is loneliness"
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"Every book has an intrinsic impossibility, which its writer discovers as soon as his first excitement dwindles"
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"Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know." Eskimo: "Then why did you tell me?""
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"Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones - maybe only the stones - understood"
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"Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know." Eskimo: "Then why did you tell me?""
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"Your work is to keep cranking the flywheel that turns the gears that spin the belt in the engine of belief that keeps you and your desk in midair"
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"The painter... does not fit the paints to the world. He most certainly does not fit the world to himself. He fits himself to the paint. The self is the servant who bears the paintbox and its inherited contents"
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"People love pretty much the same things best. A writer looking for subject inquires not after what he loves best, but after what he alone loves at all"
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"A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time"
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"Spend the afternoon. You can't take it with you"
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"As a life's work, I would remember everything - everything, against loss. I would go through life like a plankton net"
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"You can't test courage cautiously"
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"There is a certain age at which a child looks at you in all earnestness and delivers a long, pleased speech in all the true inflections of spoken English, but with not one recognizable syllable"
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"The writer studies literature, not the world. He is careful of what he reads, for that is what he will write"
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"Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood; aim for the chopping block"
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"There is no shortage of good days. It is good lives that are hard to come by"
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"I woke in bits, like all children, piecemeal over the years. I discovered myself and the world, and forgot them, and discovered them again"
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"The dedicated life is worth living. You must give with your whole heart"
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"I would like to learn, or remember, how to live"
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"I noticed this process of waking, and predicted with terrifying logic that one of these years not far away I would be awake continuously and never slip back, and never be free of myself again"
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"Appealing workplaces are to be avoided. One wants a room with no view, so imagination can meet memory in the dark"


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