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new experiences Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about new experiences
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“I recognize the desire to surprise your own life. ‘You must change your life,’ as the poet Rilke said.”
Rainer Maria Rilke
Frances Mayes
authors
Under the Tuscan Sun
book
changes
desires
surprise
new experiences
concepts
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“I had the urge to examine my life in another culture and move beyond what I knew.”
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“Splendid to arrive alone in a foreign country and feel the assault of difference. Here they were all along, busy with living; they don’t talk or look like me. The rhythm of their day if entirely different; I am thoroughly foreign.”
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“‘Send me out into another life lord because this one is growing faint I do not think it goes all the way.’”
Lord
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“I’m sure I looked no more elegant than a guest at an inn looks wearing a robe on the way to the bath. But I’d never before worn anything nearly so glamorous on my body.”
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“The empty void inside of her was a new experience, or maybe it had always been there, and she’d been so harassed, so put upon that she hadn’t had time for self-reflection.”
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“She wished to find out about this hazardous business of “passing,” this breaking away from all that was familiar and friendly to take one’s chance in another environment, not entirely strange, perhaps, but certainly not entirely friendly.”
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“The call to adventure signifies that destiny has summoned the hero and transferred his spiritual center of gravity from within the pale of this society to a zone unknown.”
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“Now I never had ever had troubles before.”

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