I think the dying pray at the last not please but thank you as a guest thanks his host at the door.
You do not have to sit outside in the dark. If, however, you want to look at the stars, you will find that darkness is necessary. But the stars neither require nor demand it.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.- J.M. Power
Sometimes you have to be a b**ch to get thing's done.- Madonna
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles.- Charlie Chaplin
Into each life some rain must fall.- Unknown
I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.- Galileo Galilei
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I don’t know what it is about fecundity that so appals. I suppose it is the teeming evidence that birth and growth, which we value, are ubiquitous and blind, that life itself is so astonishingly cheap, that nature is as careless as it is bountiful, and that with extravagance goes a crushing waste that will one day include our own cheap lives.
|Birth:||30th April, 1945|
|Profession:||Author, Essayist, Novelist, Poet, Teacher|
Annie Dillard is an American author, best known for her narrative prose in both fiction and non-fiction. She has published works of poetry, essays, prose, and literary criticism, as well as two novels and one memoir. Her 1974 work Pilgrim at Tinker Creek won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. Dillard taught for 21 years in the English department of Wesleyan University, in Middletown, Connecticut.
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