"Writing has nothing to do with communication between person and person, only with communication between different parts of a person's mind."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."Rebecca West on Mark Twain
"Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good."Rebecca West on Lao Tzu
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."Rebecca West on George Bernard Shaw
"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."Rebecca West on Charles Dickens
"I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in."Rebecca West on Bill Gates
"Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience."
"A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places of life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere."
"There is no wider gulf in the universe than yawns between those on the hither and thither side of vital experience."
"It is sometimes very hard to tell the difference between history and the smell of skunk."
"There is no logical reason why the camel of great art should pass through the needle of mob intelligence."