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4/30/1945 - (Present)
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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?"

Religion Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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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.

Geometry Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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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?"

Humor Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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I woke at intervals until . . . the intervals of waking tipped the scales, and I was more often awake than not.

Waking Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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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.

Whim Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.

Nature Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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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?".

Religion / beliefs Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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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?"

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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Because how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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I woke at intervals until . . . the intervals of waking tipped the scales, and I was more often awake than not.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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There is no shortage of good days. It is good lives that are hard to come by.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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Somewhere, and I can't find where, I read about an Eskimo hunter who asked the local missionary priest, "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" "No," said the priest, "not if you did not know

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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Every book has an intrinsic impossibility, which its writer discovers as soon as his first excitement dwindles.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Annie Dillard

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