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Convalescence

''Healing,'' Papa would tell me, ''is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.''

W. H. Auden (1907-1973) English-born poet and man of letters.

With any recovery from morbidity there must go a certain healthy humiliation.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) British journalist, novelist and poet.

I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worth while.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.

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