Some people spend their entire lives reading but never get beyond reading the words on the page, they don’t understand that the words are merely stepping stones placed across a fast-flowing river, and the reason they’re there is so that we can reach the farther shore, it’s the other side that matters

– José Saramago

José Saramago

José Saramago

Every man has his own patch of earth to cultivate. What’s important is that he dig deep.

– José Saramago