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Wendell Berry

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Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.

— Wendell Berry

#clutter #life #life

You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.

— Wendell Berry

#rebellion #civilization

Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.

— Wendell Berry

#mercy #law

Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.

— Wendell Berry

#loneliness #travel #courage

Love is what carries you, for it is always there, even in the dark, or most in the dark, but shining out at times like gold stitches in a piece of embroidery.

— Wendell Berry


Let us have the candor to acknowledge that what we call "the economy" or "the free market" is less and less distinguishable from warfare.

— Wendell Berry


What I stand for is what I stand on.

— Wendell Berry

#inspirational #inspirational

Eating is an agricultural act.

— Wendell Berry

#food #politics #food

...And we pray, not for new earth or heaven, but to be quiet in heart, and in eye clear. What we need is here.

— Wendell Berry


The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.

— Wendell Berry

#freedom #change

About Wendell Berry

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Given: New Poems. Wind Publications 2005. 2004.

He is also an elected member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers a recipient of The National Humanities Medal and the Jefferson Lecturer for 2012. He is a prolific author of novels short stories poems and essays. Wendell Berry (born August 5 1934) is an American man of letters academic cultural and economic critic and farmer.

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