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mary oliver quotes - a bunch that are fantastic - including: “I held my breath as we do sometimes to stop time when something wonderful has touched us…” ~ Mary Oliver

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Let me keep my distance, always, from those who think they have the answers. Let me keep company always with those who say "Look!" and laugh in astonishment, and bow their heads. - Mary Oliver

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Mary Oliver | New and Selected Poems | Wild Geese | "...let the soft animal of your body love what it loves..."

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It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world ~Mary Oliver

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A hard thing to do, but to endure it enables you to experience the greatest personal/spiritual growth. <3 R.I.P. those whom we have loved and have inevitably lost.

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Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. - Mary Oliver beautiful

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