Maurice Sendak: 13 quotes on his birthday

Here are 13 quotes from wildly influential author Maurice Sendak.

2. The weight of age

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“If children are different from us, they are more spontaneous. Grown-up lives have become overlaid with dross.”

–The New York Times (8 November 1987)

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