Well-founded fear, which takes one through the valley of the shadow of death without abandoning one there, is what makes the worst of worse journeys; the situation is made all the more intense when the fear is somehow mingled with delight.
It doesn't really mean a great deal of difference to a life. You live as you wish to do and if a job is oppressing, you leave it. I've done it on several occasions.
I thought narcissism meant you loved yourself. Then someone told me there is a flip si...- Emily Levine
May your life preach more loudly than your lips.- William Ellery Channing
The fullness of life is in the hazards of life.- Edith Hamilton
Bad reviews come with everything. I've been getting them my whole life.- Will Friedle
I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion-and where it isn't, that's w...- Ram Dass
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|Birth:||8th May, 1912|
|Death:||28th January, 1995|
|Profession:||Critic, Editor, Essayist, Historian, Playwright, Poet, Writer|
George Woodcock was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He was a Canadian travel writer, critic, essayist, editor, historian, playwright, and poet. In 1959 he was the founding editor of the journal Canadian Literature which was the first academic journal specifically dedicated to Canadian writing. He is most commonly known outside of Canada for his book Anarchism: A History of Libertarian Ideas and Movements. He wrote biographies of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, William Godwin, Oscar Wilde, and Peter Kropotkin. He wrote several books include: Faces of India: A Travel Narrative, The Crystal Spirit(won a Governor General's Award for English-language non-fiction), Into Tibet, Mohandas Gandhi, Canada and the Canadians, South sea journey, 100 great Canadians, Caves in the Desert, A Social History of Canada, Tolstoy at Yasnaya Polyana(poems), Anarchism and Anarchists(Essays), and The Cherry Tree on Cherry Street(Poems). He wrote two plays include: The Island of Demons and Six Dry Cakes for the Hunted.
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