Best 10+ Quotes and Sayings by Annie Dillard

Quotes and Sayings by Annie Dillard
Annie Dillard

Top 13 Best Quotes and Sayings by Annie Dillard | Enjoy & Share with your Friends

A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time.

|--- Annie Dillard

 

Appealing workplaces are to be avoided. One wants a room with no view, so imagination can meet memory in the dark.

|--- Annie Dillard

 

As a life's work, I would remember everything - everything, against loss. I would go through life like a plankton net.

|--- Annie Dillard

 

As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker.

|--- Annie Dillard

 

Eskimo: If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell? Priest: No, not if you did not know. Eskimo: Then why did you tell me?

|--- Annie Dillard

 

Every book has an intrinsic impossibility, which its writer discovers as soon as his first excitement dwindles.

|--- Annie Dillard

 

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

|--- Annie Dillard

 

It could be that our faithlessness is a cowering cowardice born of our very smallness, a massive failure of imagination... If we were to judge nature by common sense or likelihood, we wouldn't believe the world existed.

|--- Annie Dillard

 

Spend the afternoon. You can't take it with you.

|--- Annie Dillard

 

The mind itself is an art object. It is a Mondrian canvas onto whose homemade grids it fits its own preselected products. Our knowledge is contextual and only contextual. Ordering and invention coincide: we call their collaboration knowledge.

|--- Annie Dillard

 

The surest sign of age is loneliness.

|--- Annie Dillard

 

There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.

|--- Annie Dillard

 

You can't test courage cautiously.

|--- Annie Dillard

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