Norman Maclean on Smokejumpers

It is very important to a lot of people to make unmistakably clear to themselves and to the universe that they love the universe but are not intimidated by it and will not be shaken by it, no matter what it has in store. Moreover, they demand something from themselves early in life that can be taken ever after as a demonstration of this abiding feeling.

–from Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean

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One Response to Norman Maclean on Smokejumpers

  1. Danny says:

    I read that years ago – great book!

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