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Annie Dillard
Annie Dillard
(1945 - Present)
American novelist, poet, essayist, literary critic.
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Somewhere, and I can't find where, I read about an Eskimo hunter who asked the local missionary priest, 'If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?' 'No', said the priest, 'not if you did not know.' 'Then why,' asked the Eskimo earnestly, 'did you tell me?'
In literary history, generation follows generation in a rage.
- Annie Dillard | Literature Quotes
A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time.
- Annie Dillard | Goals Quotes
The dedicated life is the life worth living.
- Annie Dillard | Commitment Quotes
There must be bands of enthusiasts for everything on earth-fanatics who shared a vocabulary, a batch of technical skills and equipment, and, perhaps, a vision of some single slice of the beauty and mystery of things, of their complexity, fascination, and unexpectedness.
- Annie Dillard | Work Quotes


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