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


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



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



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



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



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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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