Franz Kafka On Letter Writing

Franz Kafka (July 03, 1883 – June 03, 1924) Letter writing is an intercourse with ghosts, not only with the ghost of the receiver, but with one's own, which emerges between the lines of the letter being written. … Written kisses never reach their destination, but are drunk en route by these ghosts.

Gabriel García Márquez On Memory

Gabriel García Márquez (March 06, 1927 – April 17, 2014) Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice. Opening Line From One Hundred Years of Solitude

Lewis Thomas On Healing

Lewis Thomas (November 25, 1913–December 3,1993) The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives, but still hidden from the public, is that most things get better by themselves; most things, in fact, are better in the morning.

Alan Watts On Religion

Alan Wilson Watts (January 06, 1915 – November 16, 1973) All religious beliefs are obstacles to our own transcendence as every form of belief is an attempt to cling… Religious beliefs are merely fantasies designed to prevent our own mortality. The highest religion is non-religion.