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“I refuse to lie to children. I refuse to cater to the bullshit of innocence.”

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source: “Maurice Sendak: ‘I refuse to lie to children,'” by Emma Brockes, Guardian, October 2, 2011.

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via: Austin Kleon

“When we are green, still half-created, we believe that our dreams are rights, that the world is disposed to act in our best interests, and that falling and dying are for quitters. We live on the innocent and monstrous assurance that we alone, of all the people ever born, have a special arrangement whereby we will be allowed to stay green forever.”

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source: This Boy’s Life (New York: Grove Press, 1989), 286.

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medium: Memoir

“…Innocent as my dog Patch,
Barking at his echo…”

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source: “Flying Scrolls,” in The Skylark: and Other Poems (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1959), 72.

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medium: Poetry

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