Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
That great dust-heap called 'history'.
History is the great dust-heap... a pageant and not a philosophy.
An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy.
A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely an act of innovative creation in which we, the readers, become conspirators.