Clarity affords focus.
— Thomas Leonard
Were I a Roman Catholic, perhaps I should on this occasion vow to build a chapel to some saint, but as I am not, if I were to vow at all, it should be to build a light-house. — Benjamin Franklin, in a letter to his wife after narrowly avoiding a shipwreck
“She felt … how life, from being made up of little separate incidents which one lived one by one, became curled and whole like a wave which bore one up with it and threw one down with it, there, with a dash on the beach. ” ― Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse