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Mary Oliver

Wild Geese You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world… Continue reading Mary Oliver

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C. G. Jung

There are strange and wondrous things in these lands of darkness … I must intoxicate myself on magic perfumes in order to fathom the secrets that lie hidden in the abysses of the Unconscious. — C. G. Jung, letter to Sigmund Freud, 1911. The Dionysian Self: C. G. Jung’s Reception of Friedrich Nietzsche by Paul… Continue reading C. G. Jung

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Lemony Snicket

I will love you if you don’t marry me. I will love you if you marry someone else… and I will love you if you have a child, and I will love you if you have two children, or three children, or even more… and I will love you if you never marry at all,… Continue reading Lemony Snicket

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Gabriel García Márquez

He thought about his people without sentimentality, with a strict dosing of his accounts with life, beginning to understand how much he really loved the people he hated most. […] In the shattered schoolhouse where for the first time he had felt the security of power, a few feet from the room where he had… Continue reading Gabriel García Márquez

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