Ray Bradbury | Afterward to the 1979 edition of Fahrenheit 451
A good night’s sleep, or a ten-minute bawl, or a pint of chocolate ice cream, or all three together, is good medicine, Doug. You listen to Tom Spaulding, M.D.
Dandelion Wine, Ray Bradbury
It may be that you are not yourself luminous, but you are a conductor of light. Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.
Sherlock Holmes to Dr. Watson, The Hound of the Baskervilles
. . . the chief proof of man’s real greatness lies in his perception of his own smallness.
–Sherlock Holmes in The Sign of the Four
“In other words, expect others to play dirty.”