marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
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marycatelli

experience

The fact is that anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days. If you can't make something out of a little experience, you probably won't be able to make it out of a lot.  The writer's business is to contemplate experience, not to be merged in it.

Flannery O'Connor
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