A. Edward Newton Quotes

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  • My depth of purse is not so great Nor yet my bibliophilic greed, That merely buying doth elate: The books I buy I like to read: Still e'en when dawdling in a mead, Beneath a cloudless summer sky, By bank of Thames, or Tyne, or Tweed, The books I read — I like to buy.

    Summer   Book   Sky  
  • If this world affords true happiness, it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years, where the necessities of life come without severe strain, where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.

    Love   Life   Happiness  
  • Who was it who said, 'I hold the buying of more books than one can peradventure read, as nothing less than the soul's reaching towards infinity; which is the only thing that raises us above the beasts that perish.'? Whoever it was, I agree with him.

    Book   Soul   Buying  
  • The selection of a book-plate is such a serious matter.

    Book   Serious   Matter  
  • Gilbert White discovered the formula for complete happiness, but he died before making the announcement, leaving it for me to do so. It is to be very busy with the unimportant.

  • Even when reading is impossible, the presence of books acquired (by passionate devotion to them) produces such an ecstasy that the buying of more books than one can peradventure read is nothing less than the soul reaching towards infinity ... we cherish books even if unread, their mere presence exudes comfort, their ready access, reassurance.

    Book   Reading   Soul  
  • As life tends to become more and more distracting, let us firmly hold on to books.

  • The buying of more books than one can read is nothing less than the soul reaching toward infinity.

    Book   Soul   Infinity  
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