Nuggets and Aphorisms

Food for thought. These first appeared in Amit Varma's blog, India Uncut

Wednesday, July 27, 2005


She felt terribly sorry for people who suffered from constipation, and she knew that there were many who did. There were probably enough of them to form a political party -- with a chance of government perhaps -- but what would such a party do if it was in power? Nothing, she imagined. It would try to pass legislation, but would fail.
From "The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency" by Alexander McCall Smith. An utterly charming book.
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