There are times when I think that the reading I have done in the past has had no effect except to cloud my mind and make me indecisive
Quote by Robertson Davies
The greatest gift that Oxford gives her sons is, I truly believe, a genial irreverence...
The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
If I had my way books would not be written in English, but in an...
Canada is not really a place where you are encouraged to have large spiritual adventures.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional and common sense continual.
Nothing is so easy to fake as the inner vision.
I never heard of anyone who was really literate or who ever really loved books...
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more...
The drama may be called that part of theatrical art which lends itself most readily...
No people in the world can make you feel so small as the English.
Do not suppose, however, that I intend to urge a diet of classics on anybody....
I do not 'get' ideas; ideas get me.
The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact,...
May I make a suggestion, hoping it is not an impertinence? Write it down: write...
Inactivity and deprivation of all accustomed stimulus is not rest; it is a preparation for...
The only way never to do the wrong thing is never to do anything.
And maybe you don't go to hell for the things you do. Maybe you go...
I never worry about action, but only about inaction