Annie Dillard

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Annie Dillard

Annie Dillard (born April 30, 1945) is an American author, best known for her narrative prose in both fiction and…

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Age

Annie Dillard quote : There is a certain …

There is a certain age at which a child looks at you in all earnestness and delivers a long, pleased…

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Courage

Annie Dillard quote : You can’t test courage …

You can’t test courage cautiously. Annie Dillard

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God

Annie Dillard quote : Eskimo ‘If I did …

Eskimo: ‘If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?’ Priest: ‘No, not if you…

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Education

Annie Dillard quote : I would like to …

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

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Alone

Annie Dillard quote : Buddhism notes that it …

Buddhism notes that it is always a mistake to think your soul can go it alone. Annie Dillard

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Alone

Annie Dillard quote : People love pretty much …

People love pretty much the same things best. A writer looking for subjects inquires not after what he loves best,…

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Age

Annie Dillard quote : It’s a little silly …

It’s a little silly to finally learn how to write at this age. But I long ago realized I was…

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Beauty

Annie Dillard quote : As soon as beauty …

As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker. Annie Dillard

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Beauty

Annie Dillard quote : The notion of the …

The notion of the infinite variety of detail and the multiplicity of forms is a pleasing one; in complexity are…

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