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    Before the railroad's thin lines of steel bit their way up through the wilderness, Athabasca Landing was the picturesque threshold over which one must step who would enter into the mystery and adventure of the great white North.
    — James Oliver Curwood
    tags: mystery  adventure 
     
    Nature is my religion. And my desire...my ambition...the great goal I wish to achieve is to take my readers with me into the heart of this Nature. I love it, and I feel that they must love it......if I can only get the two acquainted.
    — James Oliver Curwood
    tags: nature  heart  wishes  achieve  goal 
     
    In every man's heart there is a devil, but we do not know the man as bad until the devil is roused.
    — James Oliver Curwood
    tags: men  heart  devil  bad 
     
    There are so many kinds of madness, so many ways in which the human brain may go wrong; and so often it happens that what we call madness is both reasonable and just. It is so. Yes. A little reason is good for us, a little more makes wise men of some of us-but when our reason over-grows us and we reach too far, something breaks and we go insane.
    — James Oliver Curwood
    tags: men  human  madness  brain  wise 
     
    The greatest thrill is not to kill- but to let live.
    — James Oliver Curwood
    tags: live 
     
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