Really, I don’t like to do any household chores. There was a time when I loved to cook, but that was when I wasn’t writing books.
As I grow older, the idea takes increasing hold in me that we’ve misunderstood our own delicacy and diversity as human beings.
There is no such thing as a black middle class.
If you know what you’re talking about, or if you feel that you do, the reader will believe you.
Patients who trust their doctors and have a psychological expectation of getting better could trigger a reaction in their body.
You must invent your own games and teach us old ones how to play.
When I arrived to study at Oxford in October 1963, the bohemian style was black plastic or leather jackets for women and black leather or navy donkey jackets for men. I stuck to cavalry twills and a duffle coat, at least for a few months.
It’s hard for the donkeys to win the race if they’re going to carry the elephants on their backs.
If doctors just spent more time with their patients so they felt more reassured, that might help.
Perhaps anti-depressants should be best reserved for the very extreme cases and, more importantly, for those who do not respond to alternative forms of interventions.