• Great minds that are healthy are never considered geniuses, while this sublime qualification is lavished on brains that are often inferior but are slightly touched by madness.

    Guy de Maupassant (2015). “Collected Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant: The Necklace + The Piece of String + Boule de Suif + Mademoiselle Fifi + Pierrot + Two Friends + La Maison Tellier + Ghosts and much more: From one of the greatest French writers, widely regarded as the ‘Father of Short Story’ writing, who had influenced W. Somerset Maugham, O. Henry, Anton Chekhov and Henry James”, p.1050, e-artnow