Quotes from the World for Thursday 08/08/MMXIII

I think the main thing, don’t you, is to keep the show on the road.

Elizabeth Bowen
Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973), British novelist, story writer, essayist, and memoirist; born in Ireland. As quoted in Elizabeth Bowen, ch. 13, by Victoria Glendinning (1979).

On being asked by television interviewer James Mossman, near the end of her life, “what her feelings were about aging—and, by implication, about death.” (Soon afterward, Mossman committed suicide.).