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Quotation by George Steiner
We know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening, that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his day's work at Auschwitz in the morning.
George Steiner (b. 1929), French–born U.S. critic, novelist. Language and Silence, preface (1967).
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