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Jean Craighead George
“There is something all life has in common, and when I know what it is I shall know myself.”
“When fear seizes, change what you are doing. You are doing something wrong.”
“Wolves are brotherly. They love each other, and if you learn to speak to them, they will love you too.”
“... the old Eskimo hunters she had known in her childhood thought the riches of life were intelligence, fearlessness, and love. A man with these gifts was rich and was a great spirit who was admired in the same way that the gussaks admired a man with money and goods.”
“Cats ... are completely self-sufficient and can leave you at any time and go off and make a living. And yet cats can have warm and loving relationships with humans.”
“Cat talk is a complicated, self-centered language. If you speak to your cat first, it probably won't speak back. Cats initiate conversations.”
Jean Craighead George, U.S. writer, Newbery winnter
(1919 - 2012)