Clifton Fadiman Quotes

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