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“I used to think truth was eternal, that once I knew, once I saw, it would be with me forever, a constant by which everything else could be measured. I know now that this isn't so, that most truths are inherently unretainable, that we have to work hard all our lives to remember the most basic things.”
“Animals were both the lives I took care of and the lives who took care of me.”
Lucy Grealy, Irish-born U.S. poet, writer
(1963 - 2002)
Full name: Lucinda Margaret Grealy.