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Maurice Sendak Quotes: It is a blessing to get old. It is a blessing to find the time to do the things, to read the books, to listen to the music. I have nothing now but praise for my life.
         

It is a blessing to get old. It is a blessing to find the time to do the things, to read the books, to listen to the music. I have nothing now but praise for my life.


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Children do live in fantasy and reality; they move back and forth very easily in a way we no longer remember how to do.



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I wish you all good things. Live your life, live your life, live your life.



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I did have my moments of despair. It was certainly not - it's not an experience I would like to have again. And then June came along.



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