One is always a long way from solving a problem until one actually has the answer. — Stephen Hawking
What I like in a good author isn't what he says, but what he whispers. — Logan Pearsall Smith
This does not mean that we are to be perpetually solemn. We must play. But our merriment must be of the kind (and it is, in fact, the merriest kind) which exists between people who have, from the outset, taken each other seriously. — C. S. Lewis
I considered fire, but I feared that the burning of an infinite book might be similarly infinite, and suffocate the planet in smoke. — Jorge Luis Borges, "The Book of Sand"