Quotes by Laurens van der Post

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I remembered a story of how Bach was approached by a young admirer one day and asked, "But Papa Bach, how do you manage to think of all these new tunes?" "My dear fellow," Bach is said to have answered, according to my version, "I have no need to think of them. I have the greatest difficulty not to step on them when I get out of bed in the morning and start moving around my room."
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Life is its own journey, presupposes its own change and movement, and one tries to arrest them at one's eternal peril.
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Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.
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