Diane Ackerman Quotes

I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well... view

By: Diane Ackerman

It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between... view

By: Diane Ackerman

Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret... view

By: Diane Ackerman

Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains... view

By: Diane Ackerman

Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight... view

By: Diane Ackerman

Success produces success, just as money produces money... view

By: Diane Ackerman

A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically... view

By: Diane Ackerman

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is... view

By: Diane Ackerman

I don't want to be a passenger in my own life... view

By: Diane Ackerman

We live on the leash of our senses... view

By: Diane Ackerman