"A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness leaning out into the expanding universe."
"Maybe you have to know darkness before you can appreciate the light."
"Good fiction's job is to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable."
"I found the poems in the fields and only wrote them down."
"What greater gift than the love of a cat."
"There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast."
"In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this."