qotd: accident

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I had been chipping at the world idly, and had by accident uncovered vast and labyrinthine further worlds within it.

—Annie Dillard, An American Childhood

qotd: loss

Version 2

The art is not one of forgetting but letting go. And when everything else is gone, you can be rich in loss.

—Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost