Tag Archives: The Signature of All Things

Longing

28 Jun

“She longed to work again in a productive and serious environment, surrounded by productive and serious people.  She longed for peers.  She longed for family: sharp, inquiring, challenging, and intelligent.”

 — Elizabeth Gilbert:  The Signature of All Things 

Igniting Gladness

25 May

“She felt that she was in danger of igniting.

She feared she might die of gladness.”

— Elizabeth Gilbert from her book The Signature of All Things

Nature

15 May
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A Vase of Flowers Artist: Margareta Haverman (Dutch, active by 1716–died 1722 or later) Date: 1716 Medium: Oil on wood

“Nature, in her limitlessness, has no concern for the boundaries of our mortal imaginations.”

– Elizabeth Gilbert, The Signature of All Things

Painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

War At Home

13 May

“The most urgent war is always the one fought at home.”

From Elizabeth Gilbert’s book The Signature of All Things

Argument

22 Apr

“Argument is our most steadfast pathway toward truth.”

– Elizabeth Gilbert, The Signature of All Things

I loved Elizabeth Gilbert’s book The Signature of All Things.  Quite amazing that a human being can write a book like this!

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