"Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind." Robert Chambers
He's got a point. It can take our minds off so many unnecessary things and lead them to something better.
"Literature has no borders. There is one literature, and it uses different languages as its tools." Olga Tokarczuk
And if you are lucky enough to be able to read in various languages, you get a different angle to everything.
"Books have a responsibility to teach". De'Shawn Charles Winslow
But, as in real life, some take their responsibility more seriously than others.
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