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Art is so often better at theology than theology is.


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Nature poets can't walk across the backyard without tripping over an epiphany.



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Sometimes God calls a person to unbelief in order that faith may take new forms.



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To be truly alive is to feel one's ultimate existence within one's daily existence.



Human imagination is not simply our means of reaching out to God but God's means of manifesting himself to us.

Human imagination is not simply our means of reaching out to God but God's means of manifesting himself to us.



We should be suspicious when God's call conforms so neatly to our own inclinations.

We should be suspicious when God's call conforms so neatly to our own inclinations.



I don't think that someone who does not speak the original language can ever expect to produce a real translation.

I don't think that someone who does not speak the original language can ever expect to produce a real translation.



I honestly don’t know whether I am describing something essential about the way we know God or merely my own weakness of mind.

I honestly don’t know whether I am describing something essential about the way we know God or merely my own weakness of mind.



I find myself continually falling back into wounds, wishes, terrors I thought I had risen beyond.

I find myself continually falling back into wounds, wishes, terrors I thought I had risen beyond.



I'm drawn to this range, that's for sure, but I suppose the thing that most appeals to me about Mandelstam is the sense you get from every poem that everything - the poet's very soul - is at stake.

I'm drawn to this range, that's for sure, but I suppose the thing that most appeals to me about Mandelstam is the sense you get from every poem that everything - the poet's very soul - is at stake.



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Wonder is the precondition for all wisdom.





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It is a truth universally acknowledged that one only comes up with clever, cutting remarks long after the other party is happily slumbering away.



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Is it cynical to assume that anyone smiling is a liar and a criminal?



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Many of our troubles are God dragging us, and they would end if we would stand upon our feet and go whither He would have us go.



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The secret to climbing up is to put your heart into your work.



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My new years resolution? I will be less laz.



I left my job in the fall, and now I can set my life up around writing instead of squeezing writing into my day; it's amazing to have that time, and I feel very lucky.

I left my job in the fall, and now I can set my life up around writing instead of squeezing writing into my day; it's amazing to have that time, and I feel very lucky.



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