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Charles de Lint Quotes: It's not the work or the personality of the founder of a religion that's important, but what its followers do with what they learn.
         

It's not the work or the personality of the founder of a religion that's important, but what its followers do with what they learn.


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It's all a matter of paying attention, being awake in the present moment, and not expecting a huge payoff. The magic in this world seems to work in whispers and small kindnesses.



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You've got to find yourself first. Everything else'll follow.



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Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch; but a musician's music can never be fettered, for it lives first in her heart and mind.



Fortune-telling doesn't reveal the future; it mirrors the present. It resonates against what your subconscious already knows and hauls it up out of the darkness so you can get a good look at it.

Fortune-telling doesn't reveal the future; it mirrors the present. It resonates against what your subconscious already knows and hauls it up out of the darkness so you can get a good look at it.



I'm not Chinese. I thrive in interesting times.

I'm not Chinese. I thrive in interesting times.



Don't forget - no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell.

Don't forget - no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell.



There's bad apples in whatever way you want to group people - doesn't matter if it's religious, political or social. The big mistake is generalizing.

There's bad apples in whatever way you want to group people - doesn't matter if it's religious, political or social. The big mistake is generalizing.



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Magic lies in between things, between the day and the night, between yellow and blue, between any two things.





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