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I wouldn't mind seeing China if I could come back the same day.
The first day after a death, the new absence
Is always the same; we should be careful Of each other, we should be kind
While there is still time.
All the unhurried day / Your mind lay open like a drawer of knives,
What are days for?
Days are where we live.
They come, they wake us
Time and time over.
They are to be happy in:
Where can we live but days?
But, o, photography! as no art is,
Faithful and disappointing! That records
Dull days as dull, and hold-it smiles as frauds,
And will not censor blemishes,
Like washing-lines, and Hall's-Distemper boards
One of the quainter quirks of life is that we shall never know who dies on the dame day as we do ourselves.
He married a woman to stop her getting away Now she's there all day.
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Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
August 9, 1922
December 2, 1985
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