Friday, 30 June 2017

Book Quotes of the Week

"Reading makes a full man, writing a precise man." Francis Bacon

"A good reading strengthens the soul." Toba Beta

"I knew a gentleman who was so good a manager of his time that he would not even lose that small portion of it which the calls of nature obliged him to pass in the necessary-house; but gradually went through all the Latin poets in those moments." Lord Chesterfield

"The art of reading is in great part that of acquiring a better understanding of life from one’s encounter with it in a book." André Maurois

"I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in." Robert Louis Stevenson

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  1. An interesting collection this week. I have not ever read in the "necessary-house" though I understand it is a common practice. My top pick this week is Andre Maurois.

    1. I think that is my favourite this week, as well.

      And I love the expression "necessary-house". it's just too cute.

      Talk to you soon again,