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Andre Gide
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Engrave this Quote Humanity cherishes its swaddling clothes; but it shall not grow up unless it can free itself from them. Turning down his mother's breast does not make the weaned child ungrateful. ... Rise up naked, valiant; make the sheaths crack; push aside the stakes; to grow straight you need no more than the thrust of your sap and the call of the sun.
-Andre Gide, Les Nouvelles Nourritures Later Fruits of the Earth Tell a Friend


 


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