Verlyn Klinkenborg

Verlyn Klinkenborg

Other seasons come abruptly but ask so little when they do. Winter is the only one that has to be relearned.More Verlyn Klinkenborg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Research, in nature’s laboratory, never stops. It explores every possibility. It never lacks funding. It is never demoralized by failed experiments. It cannot be lobbied.More Verlyn Klinkenborg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I say the grace of wildness, what I mean is its autonomy, its self-possession, the fact that it has nothing to do with us. The grace is in the separation, the distance, the sense of a self-sustaining way of life.More Verlyn Klinkenborg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I look at the books on my library shelves. They certainly seem dormant. But what if the characters are quietly rearranging themselves? What if Emma Woodhouse doesn't learn from her mistakes? What if Tom Jones descends into a sodden life of poaching and outlawry? What if Eve resists Satan, remembering God's injunction and Adam's loving advice? I imagine all the characters bustling to get back into their places as they feel me taking the book down from the shelf. Hurry, they say, he'll expect to find us exactly where he More Verlyn Klinkenborg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Solve global warming, eliminate the nuclear threat, and we will still have to confront the vastness of our species and the way it diminishes, without thinking, all the other species around it.More Verlyn Klinkenborg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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