“People live through such pain only once. Pain comes again—but it finds a tougher surface.” Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark
You can feel the spirit of the plains and those remarkable women who settled it in every perfect word that Willa Cather writes.
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“The test of one’s decency is how much of a fight one can put up after one has stopped caring, and after one has found out that one can never please the people they wanted to please.” - Willa Cather
"The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one's own." - Willa Cather