21 June 2015
“ You can go through life and make new friends every year - every month practically - but there was never any substitute for those friendships of childhood that survive into adult years. Those are the ones in which we are bound to one another with hoops of steel. ”
― Alexander McCall Smith, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
13 June 2015
“ Is it possible, in the final analysis, for one human being to achieve perfect understanding of another?
We can invest enormous time and energy in serious efforts to know another person, but in the end, how close can we come to that person's essence? We convince ourselves that we know the other person well, but do we really know anything important about anyone? ”
― Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.