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Wendell Berry Quotes
Brief author info: Wendell Berry (1934- ) American poet, novelist, essayist.
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The acquisition of knowledge always involves the revelation of ignorance-almost is the revelation of ignorance.
There are some things the arrogant mind does not see; it is blinded by its vision of what it desires.
Only the action that is moved by love for the good at hand has the hope of being responsible and generous.
The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it.
The form of a poem is invisible. A poem is not an "object." This is hard to accept in a mechanical age.
Reverence makes it possible to be whole, though ignorant. It is the wholeness of understanding.
When the self is ones exclusive subject and limit, reference and measure, one has no choice but to make a world of words.
As industrial technology advances and enlarges, and in the process assumes greater social, economic, and political force, it carries people away from where they belong by history, culture, deeds, association, and affection.
The hierarchy of power is not the same as the hierarchy of value. A good human is higher than the animals on both scales; an evil human is high on the scale of power, but at the very bottom of the scale of values.
Our obsession with security is a measure of the power we have granted the future to hold over us.
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