Alexandre Dumas. “It's necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.”
Vladimir Nabokov on Literature and Life: A Rare 1969 BBC Interview | "After a month or so, I get used to the book’s final stage, to its having been weaned from my brain. I now regard it with a kind of amused tenderness as a man regards not his son, but the young wife of his son."
Richard Bull, a character actor who played shopkeeper Nels Oleson on the 1974-83 TV favorite Little House on the Prairie, died Monday. (February 3, 2014) He was 89. May he rest in peace.