A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
It seems that for success in science and art, a dash of autism is essential.
I always have a pad of paper and a pencil within reach, to catch on the wing this turn of phrase which strikes me as felicitous, that idea which I hope to be able to examine more closely in the light of day.
It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.
What better occupation, really, than to spend the evening at the fireside with a book, with the wind beating on the windows and the lamp burning bright.