On buses and trains, I always think about the inexhaustible variety of human genes. We see types, and occasionally twins, ... - A. S. Byatt Quotes
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Quote:On buses and trains, I always think about the inexhaustible variety of human genes. We see types, and occasionally twins, but never doubles. All faces are unique, and this is exhilarating, despite the increasingly plastic similarity of TV stars and actors. - A. S. Byatt Quotes


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