It is the nature of man to build the most complicated cage of rules and regulations in which to trap himself, and then, with equal ingenuity and zest, to bend his brain to the problem of wriggling triumphantly out again.
— From “Fast and Feast” by Henisch, Bridget Ann, 1976
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.
— Oscar Wilde
I do not necessarily claim to be a great artist or writer; but I claim to be a true spirit – this is a subtler test. Seek me out; but you may not find me.
— Ralph Chubb