Best Quotes by Clifton Fadiman (Top 10)

  1. When you reread a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before.
  2. To take wine into your mouth is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.
  3. When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
  4. A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.
  5. One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
  6. Dr. Seuss provided "ingenious and uniquely witty solutions to the standing problem of the juvenile fantasy writer: how to find, not another Alice, but another rabbit hole.
  7. Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.
  8. Wine is poetry in a bottle.
  9. Cheese is milk's leap towards immortality.
  10. Books act like a developing fluid on film. That is, they bring into consciousness what you didn’t know you knew.

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