“We are always trying to make time go at a different pace, as if it were an obstinate pony. Perhaps we should do better to let it amble along as it wishes,without taking much notice of it.”

–Elspeth Huxley, The Flame Trees of Thika (1959)

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2 thoughts on “Bookquotes: Quotes from Books(31)

    1. Exactly-one can’t make it do anything-it always moves along the same way. But also I guess trying to race time by doing too much is in a way trying to bend it to our will which has its own consequences.


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