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When you read a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before. -Clifton Fadiman

Books act like a developing fluid on film. That is, they bring into consciousness what you didn’t know you knew. -Clifton Fadiman

To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history -Clifton Fadiman

We are all strangers in a strange land, longing for home, but not quite knowing what or where home is. We glimpse it sometimes in our dreams, or as we turn a corner, and suddenly there is a strange, sweet familiarity that vanishes almost as soon as it comes. -Madeleine L’Engle

I will have nothing to do with a God who cares only occasionally. I need a God who is with us always, everywhere, in the deepest depths as well as the highest heights. It is when things go wrong, when good things do not happen, when our prayers seem to have been lost, that God […]

When we are writing, or painting, or composing, we are, during the time of creativity, freed from normal restrictions, and are opened to a wider world, where colors are brighter, sounds clearer, and people more wondrously complex than we normally realize. -Madeline L’Engle

A self is not something static, tied up in a pretty parcel and handed to the child, finished and complete. A self is always becoming. -Madeleine L’Engle

You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children. -Madeleine L’Engle