Makes Sense to Me, #2
Quotations That Resonate

“If a storyteller thinks enough of storytelling to regard it as a calling, unlike a historian he cannot turn from the sufferings of his characters. A storyteller, unlike a historian, must follow compassion wherever it leads him. He must be able to accompany his characters, even into smoke and fire, and bear witness to what they thought and felt even when they themselves no longer knew….It is a strange thing, picking up friendships with the neglected dead….”

— Norman Maclean, Young Men and Fire

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