British Essayist and Novelist known for "South Wind" novel
Shall I give you my recipe for happiness? I find everything useful and nothing indispensable. I find everything wonderful and nothing miraculous. I reverence the body. I avoid first causes like the plague.
How reluctantly the mind consents to reality!
The business of life is to enjoy oneself; everything else is a mockery.
How hard it is, sometimes, to trust the evidence of one's senses! How reluctantly the mind consents to reality.