…A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.
One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.
He has never written a single book, so you can imagine how much he knows.
Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
He who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, but he who destroys a good book kills reason itself.