“Dying is replaced in dreams by departure, by a train journey . . . The dramatist is using the same symbolic connection when he speaks of the after-life as the ‘undiscovered country from whose bourn no traveller returns'”
-“Symbolism in Dreams”, Sigmund Freud
‘Tis the good reader that makes the good book; in every book he finds passages which seem confidences or asides hidden from all else and unmistakably meant for his ear; the profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader; the profoundest thought or passage sleeps as in a mine, until it is discovered by an equal mind and heart.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson