Friday, 27 May 2016

Book Quotes of the Week

"There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing." Isaac D'Israeli 

"I cannot live without books." Thomas Jefferson

"If the book is second-hand, I leave all its markings intact, the spoor of previous readers, fellow-travellers who have recorded their passage by means of scribbled comments, a name on the fly-leaf, a bus ticket to mark a certain page." Alberto Manguel, The Library at Night

"Unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book; who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye." John Milton

"The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living." Wendell Phillips

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