Wallace Stegner Quotes

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"A teacher enlarges people in all sorts of ways besides just his subject matter." Wallace Stegner
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"Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus." Wallace Stegner
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"It is something-it can be everything-to have found a fellow bird with whom you can sit among the rafters while the drinking and boasting and reciting and fighting go on below." Wallace Stegner
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"One means of sanity is to retain a hold on the natural world, ... Americans still have that chance, more than many peoples." Wallace Stegner
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"She saw objectives, not obstacles." Wallace Stegner
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"Hard writing makes easy reading." Wallace Stegner
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"have a chance to create a society to match its scenery." Wallace Stegner
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