S6-Ten Quotes

Ten quotes related to the theme of my novel. Disclaimer: I do not necessarily agree with all of them *coughplatocough* but they go with my theme, so I am using them anyway. =)
Theme: Good/Innocence vs. Evil/Corruption, the quest for truth, self-awareness

“You can only come to the morning through the shadows.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien

“There is only one good, namely knowledge, and only one evil, namely ignorance.” ~ Plato

“One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.” ~ G. K. Chesterton

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

“No one remains quite what he was when he recognizes himself.” ~ Thomas Mann

“That’s the way things come clear.  All of a sudden.  And then you realize how obvious they’ve been all along.” ~Madeleine L’Engle

“The final mystery is oneself.” ~ Oscar Wilde

“Pain reaches the heart with electrical speed, but truth moves to the heart as slowly as a glacier.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver

“Man can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as… from a lack of bread.” ~ Richard Wright

“…How did the story go? It was her tale; she of all people was the one who could tell it.” ~ Anna Goodling

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Bessie Lark says:

    Quoting yourself, hmm? :D

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    1. AnnaEstelle says:

      we were REQUIRED to. -_- =P

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