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W I T Margaret Edson Quotes By Margaret Edson

Now is a time for, dare I say it, kindness. I thought being extremely smart would take care of it. But I see I have been found out. — Margaret Edson

W I T Margaret Edson Quotes By Margaret Edson

You cannot imagine how time ... can be ... so still. It hangs. It weighs. And yet there is so little of it. It goes so slowly, and yet it is so scarce. — Margaret Edson

W I T Margaret Edson Quotes By Margaret Edson

Classroom teaching withholds nothing. I say to my young students every year, "I know how to add two numbers, but I'm not going to tell you." And they laugh and shout, "No!" That's so absurd, so unthinkable. What do I have that I would not give to you?
Bringing nothing, producing nothing, expecting nothing, withholding nothing
what does that remind you of?
Is this a bizarre occurrence that will go into The Journal of Irreproducible Results?
Or is it something that happens every day, all the time, all over the world,
and is based not on gain and fame, but on love. — Margaret Edson

W I T Margaret Edson Quotes By Margaret Edson

My only defense is the acquisition of vocabulary. — Margaret Edson

W I T Margaret Edson Quotes By Margaret Edson

The attention was flattering. For the first five minutes. Now I know how poems feel. — Margaret Edson

W I T Margaret Edson Quotes By Margaret Edson

It is not my intention to give away the plot; but I think I die at the end. — Margaret Edson

W I T Margaret Edson Quotes By Margaret Edson

It has always been my custom to treat words with respect. I can recall the time ... when I knew words would be my life's work — Margaret Edson

W I T Margaret Edson Quotes By Margaret Edson

... ... , but as I am a scholar I feel obliged to document what it is like here, most of the time, between the dramatic climaxes. In truth it is like this: You cannot imagine how time can be so still. It hangs. It weighs, and yet there is so little of it. It goes so slowly and it is so scarce. If I was writing this scene it would last a full 15 minutes. I would lie here and you would sit there. — Margaret Edson