British Essayist and Novelist known for "South Wind" novel
The true cook is the perfect blend, the only perfect blend, of artist and philosopher.
It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.
There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself, he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.
How hard it is, sometimes, to trust the evidence of one's senses! How reluctantly the mind consents to reality.