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Annie Dillard

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She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.

— Annie Dillard

#literature #reading #literature

Spend the afternoon, you can't take it with you

— Annie Dillard

#life #inspirational

I had been my whole life a bell, and never knew it until at that moment I was lifted and struck.

— Annie Dillard


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?

— Annie Dillard

#god #religion #religion

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.

— Annie Dillard

#meditative #inspirational

I think it would be well, and proper, and obedient, and pure, to grasp your one necessity and not let it go, to dangle from it limp wherever it takes you.

— Annie Dillard

#necessity #passion #vocation #obedience

The secret is not to write about what you love best, but about what you, alone, love at all.

— Annie Dillard


He judged the instant and let go; he flung himself loose into the stars.

— Annie Dillard

#fiction #inspirational #release #inspirational

I am a fugitive and a vagabond, a sojourner seeking signs.

— Annie Dillard

#purpose #life

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

— Annie Dillard

#how #i #learn #like #live

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Encounters with Chinese Writers
Encounters with Chinese Writers (1984) is a work of journalism. Her 1974 work Pilgrim at Tinker Creek won the 1974 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. Its topics mirror the various chapters of the book and include "birth sand China clouds numbers Israel encounters thinker evil and now.

Her 1974 work Pilgrim at Tinker Creek won the 1974 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. She has publiAnnie Dillardd works of poetry essays prose and literary criticism as well as two novels and one memoir.

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