Wednesday, June 19, 2013


[Gertrude] once told [Alice] that when she was young she had read so much, read from the Elizabethans to the moderns, that she was terribly uneasy lest some day she would be without anything to read. For years this fear haunted her but in one way and another although she always reads and reads she seems always to find more to read.

- The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas