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It is terrible and unbearable to an artist he said to be encouraged to do to be applauded for doing his second best. He said Through all the world there goes one long cry from the heart of the artist Give me leave to do my utmost Isak Dinesen#Artists 69
Isak Dinesen#Artists 69
Of all the idiots I have met in my life, and the Lord knows they have not been few or little, I think that I have been the biggest. Isak Dinesen#Humility 66
Isak Dinesen#Humility 66
I think it will be truly glorious when women become real people and have the whole world open to them. Isak Dinesen#Become 57
Isak Dinesen#Become 57
Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine. Isak Dinesen#Age 46
Isak Dinesen#Age 46
When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself. Isak Dinesen#Almost 42
Isak Dinesen#Almost 42
God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road. Isak Dinesen#Future 37
Isak Dinesen#Future 37
To be a person is to have a story to tell. Isak Dinesen#Storytelling 33
Isak Dinesen#Storytelling 33
Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever. Isak Dinesen#Life 28
Isak Dinesen#Life 28
The cure for anything is salt water -- sweat, teats, or the sea. Isak Dinesen#Medicine 27
Isak Dinesen#Medicine 27
Man reaches the highest point of lovableness at 12 to 17 – to get it back, in a second flowering, at the age of 70 to 90. Isak Dinesen#Age 25
Isak Dinesen#Age 25
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