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Diana Athill

“I have heard people bewailing man's landing on the moon, as though before it was touched by an astronaut's foot it was made of silver or mother-of-pearl, and that footprint turned it into gray dust. But the moon never was made of mother-of-pearl, and it still shines as if it were so made.”

Diana Athill, Somewhere Towards the End
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Somewhere Towards the End Somewhere Towards the End by Diana Athill
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