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A weight of glory

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This #quotation of Robert Rubin resonated, found in Susan Cain's Quiet (a reassuring read if you share such a sense of doubt and wonder from time to time if you might be 'introverted'). See: www.writingredux.com/quote-certain-of-everything/  #Christmas countdown #quote - #quotations #quiet #introverts #susancain Oxford Dictionary Of English, Paper Shaper, Susan Cain, English Dictionaries, Small Moments, S Quote, Space Travel, Books To Buy
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On #certainty & #doubt

This #quotation of Robert Rubin resonated, found in Susan Cain's Quiet (a reassuring read if you share such a sense of doubt and wonder from time to time if you might be 'introverted'). See: www.writingredux.com/quote-certain-of-everything/ #Christmas countdown #quote - #quotations #quiet #introverts #susancain

Christmas countdown quote - seen on a wall at EPFL, a thought on science and art - see also Hungarian composer Kodaly: www.writingredux.com/quote-the-scientist-and-the-artist/ quotations quotes ideas artists scientists S Quote, Science Art, Christmas Countdown, Scientists, Quotations, Positivity, Relationship, Artists, Thoughts
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A thought on science & art

Christmas countdown quote - seen on a wall at EPFL, a thought on science and art - see also Hungarian composer Kodaly: www.writingredux.com/quote-the-scientist-and-the-artist/ quotations quotes ideas artists scientists

The protagonist of George Eliot's Middlemarch is always #kind to #dogs - WritingRedux #Christmas #quotes - #quote #quotations #literature #kindness #bekind #animals #pets George Eliot, Christmas Quotes, Quotations, Literature, Politics, Note, Feelings, Animals, Literatura
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George Eliot on being #kind to #dogs

The protagonist of George Eliot's Middlemarch is always #kind to #dogs - WritingRedux #Christmas #quotes - #quote #quotations #literature #kindness #bekind #animals #pets

A quote from George Eliot's Middlemarch on the need to focus - know the feeling? WritingRedux #Christmas #quotes #quote #quotation #literature George Eliot, Everything Is Connected, Self Reminder, Christmas Quotes, Call Her, To Focus, Quotations, Literature, Note
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George Eliot on the need to focus

A quote from George Eliot's Middlemarch on the need to focus - know the feeling? WritingRedux #Christmas #quotes #quote #quotation #literature

WritingRedux #Christmas #quotes - #poet #SeamusHeaney on the #creativeprocess in #writing, tho' I believe it applies to other #creative acts. #quote #quotation #creativity #abundance Seamus Heaney, Christmas Quotes, Creative Writing, Poet, Abundance, Quotations, No Response, Acting, Believe
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Quote: Seamus Heaney on the creative process

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A 17th century #poem long since learned by heart & as resonant as ever during a #pandemic - John Donne's 'No Man Is An Island' - click below to enjoy illustrated text & #audio versions - WritingRedux #Christmas #quotes - #quote #quotation #podcast #poetry #poets #literature John Donne, Life Affirming, Every Man, Christmas Quotes, 17th Century, My Family, Quotations, Literature, Poems
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Quote - John Donne's 'No Man Is An Island'

A 17th century #poem long since learned by heart & as resonant as ever during a #pandemic - John Donne's 'No Man Is An Island' - click below to enjoy illustrated text & #audio versions - WritingRedux #Christmas #quotes - #quote #quotation #podcast #poetry #poets #literature

A wonderful account of Capa's complaints about his friend John Steinbeck. For the full quotation, including a podcast audio version, see the link below. Open My Eyes, I Give Up, Shut Up, Dumb And Dumber, Quotations, Friendship, Note, Writing, Robert Capa
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Robert Capa describes having to deal with not one, but three Steinbecks

A wonderful account of Capa's complaints about his friend John Steinbeck. For the full quotation, including a podcast audio version, see the link below. #friends #friendship #writing #travel #complaint #podcast

The photographer Robert Capa, known for his searing images of war, explains why he couldn't miss an invasion. In the event, his dedication to war reporting cost him his life. Life Photography, Street Photography, Landscape Photography, Portrait Photography, Fashion Photography, Wedding Photography, Killed In Action, Martin Parr, Going On A Date

Robert Capa explains why he couldn't miss an invasion

The photographer Robert Capa, known for his searing images of war, explains why he couldn't miss an invasion. In the event, his dedication to war reporting cost him his life. #photography #photographer #correspondent #war

On his 1946 trip to the Soviet Union, Steinbeck had several conversations with literary groups. Here his dry humour explains to his hosts the different view of writers in the U. as compared to the Soviet Union.

Steinbeck on the status of writers in the USA and the Soviet Union

On his 1946 trip to the Soviet Union, Steinbeck had several conversations with literary groups. Here his dry humour explains to his hosts the different view of writers in the U.S. as compared to the Soviet Union. #writers #writing #literature #literary #Russia

In 1946 John Steinbeck and Robert Capa spent a month travelling in the Soviet Union. Here Steinbeck describes their arrival. His slim journal is a masterpiece of funny, compassionate, truthful reporting. Russian Money, The Porter, Soviet Union, Coming Out, Compassion, Travelling, Writer, Lost, Slim
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John Steinbeck on being lost in Russia

In 1946 John Steinbeck and Robert Capa spent a month travelling in the Soviet Union. Here Steinbeck describes their arrival. His slim journal is a masterpiece of funny, compassionate, truthful reporting. #travel #Russia #writing #writer

In 1946 Robert Capa and his friend John Steinbeck travelled together in the Soviet Union. The wonderful book they published includes a short 'legitimate complaint' by Capa, a delight to read. Photography Tips, Portrait Photography, Nature Photography, Street Photography, Landscape Photography, Fashion Photography, Wedding Photography, Good Books, My Books
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Robert Capa's wry 'legitimate complaint' about John Steinbeck

In 1946 Robert Capa and his friend John Steinbeck travelled together in the Soviet Union. The wonderful book they published includes a short 'legitimate complaint' by Capa, a delight to read. #travel #Russia #friendship #friends #photographer #photography

We forget, mostly, that we live in a time of unprecedented mass luxury and ease. Here such a reflection occurs to Orlando, in comparing her life in the versus the centuries. Virginia Woolf, This Is Us Quotes, Dentistry, Orlando, The Voice, Reflection, 18th, Forget, Wisdom

Virginia Woolf's Orlando on the magical fabric of life

We forget, mostly, that we live in a time of unprecedented mass luxury and ease. Here such a reflection occurs to Orlando, in comparing her life in the 18th versus the 20th centuries. #technology #progress #invention #modern #life

This gardener, who tends the castle grounds of the monstrous pile of Gormenghast, is driven by something more than the beauty and colour of the flowers he grows, rather by their vital sap or something similar. Dylan Thomas Poems, Garden Quotes, Botany, Quotations, Roots, Castle, Knowledge, Passion, Gardening
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Mervyn Peake on a passionate gardener

This gardener, who tends the castle grounds of the monstrous pile of Gormenghast, is driven by something more than the beauty and colour of the flowers he grows, rather by their vital sap or something similar. #gardening #gardens #knowledge #botany #quote #quotation #literature

Here the Russian author Vasily Grossman resists editorial efforts to render his novel 'safe', even though this delayed the publication of his novel. Editorial Board, E 10, Integrity, Book Review, Quotations, Russia, Things I Want, Literature, Writer
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Vasily Grossman on choosing truthful writing over being safe & avoiding criticism.

Here the Russian author Vasily Grossman resists editorial efforts to render his novel 'safe', even though this delayed the publication of his novel. #writer #writing #author #literature #novel #integrity #Russia #Russian #SovietUnion #quote #quotation

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#GeorgeEliot on #maths, #geometry & the power of #Euclid to bring on toothache.

WritingRedux celebrates bright writing, enriching human exchange through a fresh injection of original phrasing and overlooked gems. All captured during decades of attentive reading and occasional thinking. Welcome, and please sign up for regular dips into limpid language.