All books are divisible into two classes: the books of the hour, and the books of all time.
John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
Source: Sesame and Lilies
Contributed by: Zaady
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses? [cars?]
But whether thus submissively or not, at least be sure that you go to the author to get at his meaning, not to find yours.
Borrowers are nearly always ill-spenders, and it is with lent money that all evil is mainly done.
Life without industry is guilt. Industry without Art is Brutality.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
Source: Time and Tide
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