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Poorly prepared for the dignity of life, I barely keep up with the pace of the action imposed. Reality demands.

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All the best have something in common, a regard for reality, an agreement to its primacy over the imagination.

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Every beginning is only a sequel, after all, and the book of events is always open halfway through.

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Even the worst book can give us something to think about.

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Take it not amiss, O speech, that I borrow weighty words, and later try hard to make them seem light.

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Is a decision made in advance really any kind of choice.

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In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.

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Get to know other worlds, if only for comparison. I am near, too near for him to dream of me.

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Poetic talent doesn't operate in a vacuum. There is a spirit of Polish poetry.

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I cannot speak for more than an hour exclusively about poetry. At that point, life itself takes over again.

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No one in my family has ever died of love. What happened, happened, but nothing myth-inspiring.

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This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.

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All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.

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Nothing's a gift, it's all on loan. Out of every hundred people, those who always know better fifty-two.

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Somewhere out there the world must have an end.

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It's just not easy to explain to someone else what you don't understand yourself.

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Life lasts but a few scratches of the claw in the sand.

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After every war someone has to tidy up.

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All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.

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You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.

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Keep up the good work, if only for a while, if only for the twinkling of a tiny galaxy.

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