Phyllis McGinley Quote

The saints differ from us in their exuberance, the excess of our human talents. Moderation is not their secret. It is in the wildness of their dreams, the desperate vitality of their ambitions, that they stand apart from ordinary people of good will.


Birds, beasts, and relatives (ed. Viking Adult, 1969)

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The saints differ from us in their exuberance, the excess of our human talents. Moderation is not their secret. It is in the wildness of their...

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The saints differ from us in their exuberance, the excess of our human talents. Moderation is not their secret. It is in the wildness of their...

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The saints differ from us in their exuberance, the excess of our human talents. Moderation is not their secret. It is in the wildness of their...

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The saints differ from us in their exuberance, the excess of our human talents. Moderation is not their secret. It is in the wildness of their...