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No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.

No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.

distantheartbeats:  Epigraph to The Knife of Never Letting Go. And so #readchaos begins!

If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence.

Mary Ann Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880; alternatively "Mary Anne" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She is the author of seven novels, including Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Middlemarch (1871–72), and Daniel Deronda (1876), most of them set in provincial England and known for their realism and psychological insight.

George Eliot -- so, so true. The more sorrow you are able to recover from the stronger you become and the greater you feel hope for your future!

George Eliot Quotes | http://noblequotes.com/ pretty sure his is from Romola- I'm reading so much Eliot for my independent study I can't keep track but this is a huge theme in her work and so true!

the concept of being burdened for others has so been on my heart today.

George Eliot  Many outs benefit from this one....

George Eliot quote- "Truy to care about something in this vast world besides the gratification of small selfish desires…. See what their troubles are.

We are all in the same boat, in a stormy sea, and we owe each other, a terrible loyalty. - G. K. Chesterton

"We are all in the same boat, in a stormy sea, and we owe each other, a terrible loyalty.

Saying Quotes: I know life is unfair but this is fucking ridiculous

I know life is unfair, but this is fucking ridiculous.some days just want to yell this.

No grudges here. He's a sick man and people need to see him for what he truly is. No grudges -- when his time is up, he'll go down, by the ONLY one who can judge.

Amen to this. "I used to hold grudges until I realized that most people are narcissistic and their actions are driven by an unhealthy self-interest and not by maliciousness towards me. I have since freed myself from this needless burden.

Nostalgia: a feeling of a place where we ache to go again.

NOSTALGIA: it's delicate, but potent. In Greek,"nostalgia" literally means "the pain from an old wound." It's a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone -a feeling of a place where we ache to go again. So very true 😣

excerpt from Three Things.  When lovers, water, and leaves are wholly one.| From Halfway to Silence by May Sarton

Digital Image of mixed media collage with May Sarton poem by Catherine O'Meara.

Wisdom

{This is so beautiful!} The uses of Sorrow (In my sleep I dreamed this poem.) Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. quote by Mary Oliver via her book, Thirst.

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