About William F. Strong

I need one of those bumper stickers that says, "I would rather be reading."
Of course, I have seen people who do both, drive down the freeway with a book propped up on their steering wheel.
I'm not that obsessed. I would rather wait and live to finish the book.

Public Notes


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  • William shared from West with the Night by Beryl Markham
    He had been lavish with a stranger. He had left me a word, tossed me a key to a door I never knew was there, and had still to find.
  • William shared from West with the Night by Beryl Markham
    Destiny. It seems to get up early and go to bed very late, and it acts most generously toward the people who nudge it off the road whenever they meet it.
  • William shared from West with the Night by Beryl Markham
    Africa is mystic; it is wild; it is a sweltering inferno; it is a photographer’s paradise, a hunter’s Valhalla, an escapist’s Utopia. It is what you will, and it withstands all interpretations. It is the last vestige of a dead world or the cradle of a shiny new one. To a lot of people, as to myself, it is just ‘home.’ It is all these things but one thing — it is never dull.
  • William shared from The Son by Philipp Meyer
    The snow was gone and fat high clouds hung everywhere, and the sun blinked on and off as they moved across the wind, heading south toward Mexico, where they would burn away forever.
  • William shared from The Great Agnostic by Susan Jacoby
    I have a creed myself; and my creed is this. Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.