Friday, December 10, 2010

Christmas Season Near--Thoughts of Books


On the Art of Browsing

"If you cannot read all your books, at any rate handle, or as it were, fondle them—peer into them, let them fall open where they will, read from the first sentence that arrests the eye, set them back on the shelves with your own hands, arrange them on your own plan so that you at least know where they are. Let them be your friends; let them be your acquaintances." Winston Churchill

1 comment:

  1. Interesting comment, though I must confess I would rather say I've read more of my books and had to fondle only a few.