A few quotations from the Folio book A Booklover’s Companion for you to ponder today and discuss(!)…
They are Landmarks and guides in our journey through life.
Wiliam Hazlitt, On Reading Old Books (1921)
Books are the compasses and telescopes and sextants and charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate the dangerous seas of human life.
Jesse Lee Bennett, What Books Do for You (1923)
Books – Lighthouses erected in the sea of time.
Edwin P. Whipple (1819-86)
The good book is always a book of travel; it is about life’s journey.
Henry Major Tomlinson, Out of Soundings (1931).