Which word shines out

Which word shines out

“I am going into quite a lot of detail,” he says as if to excuse himself. “But it’s not possible any other way: only in the details can we understand the essential, as books and life have taught me. One needs to know every detail, since one can never be sure which of them is important, and which word shines out from behind things."

Sandor Marai

A kind of flattery

A kind of flattery