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Janice Hollister Wheelwright

  • Silence is another form of sound.

  • Oaks sometimes endure the worst conditions. Other times, with a touchiness hard to believe, they topple over in the dead of a soundless night, and the heavy thud can be heard for miles.

  • Knowledge supersedes impression. Naming relegates nature to the world of books, experts, and authorities. It dilutes the immediacy of the experience.

  • I had an unaccountable feeling of crisis that comes with the uneasy dusk as it also does with the dawn. Since it is neither day nor night it is a strange time. And it never lasts long enough for one to become used to it.

  • The coyote must be my totem animal. ... Strange, devil-like beings — the sneak thieves of the animal world — they were clever; they were beyond anything we could imagine. They could walk thin as a stick, or loom up big and substantial; but they were never out of control of a situation.

Janice Hollister Wheelwright, U.S. Jungian analyst, writer

(1905 - 2004)