"As a compassionate Turquoise that doth tell
By looking pale, the wearer is not well"
(John Donne, 1572-1631)
You may find this quote in one of the great books by Kurt Vonnegut, "God Bless You Mr. Rosewater, or Pearls Before Swine".
Is there a grain of truth in that, who knows? You can check it yourself. However, I don’t wish anyone their stone to turn gradually pale, day by day. Even if there’s no such power in turquoises, Vonnegut’s books are my favourite; I daresay I love them more than others. Not only because they’re simply wonderful, but mainly for the fact that my happy relationship started with a quote from Vonnegut’s book.
“What is the purpose of life?” I asked such question to Grzesiek. Obviously, I didn’t get the right answer. The right answer to this difficult question was discovered only by Kilgore Trout, the character of the…
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