"We only move into the 21st century on the foundation of things that have been established long, long ago."
"My home was one in which words were not used very often. With my parents the only words that were exchanged were in connection with assigning labor. "This is what you have to do, and this is what has to be done." So words were very, very sparse. And in fact, anybody that used too many words was automatically suspect."
- Ursula von Rydingsvard