Quote, 04/16/12

anneliese_32(6)April 16, 2012

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.

Barbara Tuchman

Those who begin by burning books will end by burning people.

Heinrich Heine

And here one written for me, I think:

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore.

Henry Ward Beecher

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nan_nc(28766)

How true..all of them. I recently acquired an e-reader, and confess I don't like it! Too heavy by far. And very unattractive on the shelf. And books don't need to be re-charged. Can you imagine saving an e-book for the grandkids?

    Bookmark   April 16, 2012 at 8:17AM
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west_gardener

Talking about grandkids. Our grandson is 5-1/2 years old now, and he is totally into e-books, e-readers etc...(DD get's them from the library) That is part of his generation. No, I don't think it's worth saving an e-book for future generations, they go out of date almost as soon as they come on the market.

    Bookmark   April 16, 2012 at 9:32PM
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ejmoore510(7)

Love these quotes!

    Bookmark   April 17, 2012 at 11:30AM
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