• And when I read, and really I do not read so much, only a few authors, - a few men that I discovered by accident - I do this because they look at things in a broader, milder and more affectionate way than I do, and because they know life better, so that I can learn from them.

    Vincent van Gogh, Mark Roskill (1997). “The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh”, p.134, Simon and Schuster