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JACKAL - Mabuasehube Game Reserve, Botswana
JACKAL – Mabuasehube Game Reserve, Botswana

Quotes to consider:

“Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.” – T.S.Eliot

“The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them.” – Stephen King

“The fish trap exists because of the fish. Once you’ve gotten the fish you can forget the trap. The rabbit snare exists because of the rabbit. Once you’ve gotten the rabbit, you can forget the snare. Words exist because of their meaning. Once you’ve got the meaning, you can forget the words. Where can I find someone who has forgotten words so I can talk with him or her?” – Chuang Tzu
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“Begin it now!”

Is this quote actually attributable to Goethe or not? It’s under fascinating debate at: About.com.: German Language. Bottom line they say: ‘No’. To paraphrase Oprah, “What I know for sure” about publishing a book, blogging, and the whole internet explosion … Continue reading

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