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“It is now life and not art that requires the willing suspension of disbelief.” —Lionel Trilling

Artists are low key astronauts. Instead of going to the moon, they sit back in their studio and make the moon

—Michael Bassey Johnson

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“It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.” —Tom Robbins

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So I ask this geezer, rocking beside me on the porch, “Hey Gramps, how do you want to feel when you grow up?” The geezer laughs so hard he rolls off his rocker.

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm

—Aldous Huxley

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“To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.” ―Isaac Newton


Suppose all the bird baths, ornamental ponds, swimming holes, creeks, swamps, lakes, oceansall the water on the planet including what’s left of the glaciers, even the condensing vapor in the clouds―suppose it was all slurped up into a gob and spit into space: would that leave the planet dry?

“Among the planets orbiting the Sun, Earth is clearly the ‘water planet.'”

Water Encyclopedia

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