Sara Maitland Quotes.
Art forms render ideas accessible to readers who could not receive those insights in any other format.
Another of the things I started to do during this time was what Buddhists normally call “meditation” or, in Christian terms, “contemplative prayer”. It began to supersede deipnosophy as my favorite hobby.
Art is an artificial organization of experience.
Ian Watson did an almost full novel length treatment which I’ve never seen and when he finished it Stanley said to him. I need somebody to smear this with vaginal jelly, and I have to say when I first heard this that I was rather shocked, because he was quite gentlemanly.
My father taught me to be independent and cocky and free thinking, but he could not stand it if I disagreed with him.
It is not simply that we share with each other a common humanity, but that individually we have no humanity without each other.
Being alone in our present society raises an important question about identity and well-being.