"When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of Hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them. They show us the state of our decay."
— Brian Aldiss (1925- ) "Brian Aldiss, in 2015, looks back on today," The Guardian (August 18, 1971)
|Albert Einstein refusing to smile for photographer Arthur Sasse on the famous physicist's 72nd birthday (March 14, 1951)|