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I believe that all wisdom consists in caring immensely for a few right things, and not caring a straw about the rest.

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John Buchan

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir GCMG GCVO CH PC (August 26, 1875 - February 11, 1940), was a British novelist, best known for his novel The Thirty-nine Steps, and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada. He is also noted for his horror fiction, including the novel Witch Wood, and the stories Skule Skerry, The Wind in the Portico and The Green Wildebeest

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