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“... when you think you've got hold of a genius ... you can't be sure whether it's a spark of the divine fire or a mere flash in the pan.”
“Perhaps it was not to be wondered at if Mr. Rickman had not yet found himself. There were, as he sorrowfully reflected, so many Mr. Rickmans.”
“... if you don't believe in yourself, you'll have some difficulty in making other people believe in you.”
“For with him the phantoms of the mind (which to the average man are merely phantoms) projected themselves with a bodily vividness and violence. Not only had they the colour and authority of accomplished fact, they were invested with an immortality denied to facts.”
“... people in great trouble don't change to other people. They only change to themselves.”
“Knowing reality is knowing that you can't lose it.”
May Sinclair, English writer
(1863 - 1946)
Full name: Mary Amelia St. Clair Sinclair.