Wild Geese Quotes.

1. "You must not ever stop being whimsical. And you must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life."
- Mary Oliver, Wild Geese

2. "I read the way a person might swim, to save his or her life. I wrote that way too."
- Mary Oliver, Wild Geese

3. "You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves."
- Mary Oliver, Wild Geese

4. "...whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh & exciting - over & over announcing your place in the family of things."
- Mary Oliver, Wild Geese

5. "You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves."
- Mary Oliver, Wild Geese

6. "Work did not destroy the loneliness; work was only a fog in which they moved so that they might not see the loneliness of each other"
- Martha Ostenso, Wild Geese

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