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Diane Ackerman quotes (10)

A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically.
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Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
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I don't want to be a passenger in my own life.
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I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.
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It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.
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Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret.
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Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.
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Success produces success, just as money produces money.
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Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight.
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We live on the leash of our senses.
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