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Quotation by Elizabeth Bowen
...though one can be callous in Ireland one cannot be wholly opaque or material. An unearthly disturbance works in the spirit; reason can never reconcile one to life; nothing allays the wants one cannot explain.
Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973), Irish author; born in Ireland. Bowen's Court, ch. 8 (1942).
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