Phyllis Theroux Quotes

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To envy is to draw circles that isolate us from others, to take small, bitter trips that diminish the traveler.


Children are born with imaginations in mint condition, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Then life corrects for grandiosity.

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I was really nothing more than a custodian to a mystery that was beyond my comprehension.  I think that's what hooks one on gardening forever.  It is the closest one can come to being present at the creation.


If there is any reason to single out artists as being more necessary to our lives than any others, it is because they provide us with light that cannot be extinguished. They go into dark rooms and poke at their souls until the contours of our own are familiar to us.