Nowadays there is no conversation at all. Teachers distrust talk as much as business men.
(Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), Canadian communications and media theorist. Letters of Marshall McLuhan, letter, June 22, 1951, to Ezra Pound, eds. Matie Molinaro, Corinne McLuhan, and William Toye (1987).)
Interpretation is the evidence of growth and knowledge, the latter through sorrow that great teacher.
(Eleonora Duse (1858-1924), Italian actor. As quoted in Actors on Acting, rev. ed., part 11, by Toby Cole and Helen Krich (1970).
The great stage actor had an omnipresent aura of sadness and was reticent and retiring.)