<blockquote>Dear Otis: I have your letter and am deeply pleased with your interest in my book. I would like to suggest to you that rather than put in new characters and episodes, that you get new readers.</blockquote>
Yet another wonderful post from Maria Popova's <a href="http://href="https://www.brainpickings.org/2015/11/12/conversations-with-kafka-truth/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Brain Pickings</a>. And as you read the article, consider how long ago this was written and then ask yourself 'do we ever learn anything'?
Life is as infinitely great and profound as the immensity of the stars above us. One can only look at it through the narrow keyhole of one’s personal existence. But through it one perceives more than one can see. So above all one must keep the keyhole clean.