It is a man’s duty to have books… A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessaries of life. H W Beecher
Books are the windows through which the soul looks out. H W Beecher
Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book. Charles Kingsley
Give me books, fruit,
French wine and fine weather
And a little music out of doors
Played by somebody I do not know.
Few books bear second reading - comb your bookcase for salvage. Second World War government injunction. (I hope not too many people did this!)
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and for ever,
Martin Tupper "Proverbial philosophy"
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