Finding People is a Gift From God

E.M. Forster (Oil on canvas: Dora Carrington, 1920)

Italians are born knowing the way. It would seem that the whole earth lay before them, not as a map, but as a chessboard, whereon they continually behold the changing pieces as well as the squares. Anyone can find places, but the finding of people is a gift from God. 

A Room With a View
(1908)

~ E.M. Forster (1879 – 1970)
English novelist
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