• Where the glacier meets the sky, the land ceases to be earthly, and the earth becomes one with the heavens; no sorrows live there anymore, and therefore joy is not necessary; beauty alone reigns there, beyond all demands.

    "World Light" by Halldór Laxness, translated by Magnus Magnusson, published by Vintage Books, (Book Four: The Beauty of the Heavens), 2002.
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