I AM NEITHER WALLS NOR SHELVES
NOR EVEN THE BOOKS THAT STAND IN ROWS;
I AM THE WISDOM OF THE UNIVERSE
CAPTURED AND ARRANGED FOR YOU;
I AM AN OPEN DOOR..ENTER!
On the Value of Books
The chief importance and the greatest value of reading is that it takes you out of yourself and into the hearts, minds, and lives of other human beings. It expands your viewpoint, broadens your horizons, heightens your understanding of others, and in doing so, humanizes you.