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Diane Ackerman Quotes

(1948), American Poet, Writer, Naturalist

It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.

Category: Country

I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I have just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.

Category: Life And Living

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Category: Love

A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically.

Category: Poetry And Poets

We live on the leash of our senses.

Category: Senses

There is no way in which to understand the world without first detecting it through the radar-net of our senses.

Category: Senses