...offered for no particular reason, other than they just crossed the transom of attention for some odd reason.
Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer. Only connect, and the beast and the monk, robbed of the isolation that is life to either, will die.
Forster, of course, from Howard's End. Advice so powerful that it probably doesn't even belong in the advice category but should instead be filed under "ignore at your own peril."