Thursday, February 3, 2011

Fracis Bacon

"Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention."

1 comment:

  1. Hehe. What about Marilynne Robinson in Gilead? Something like "a lot of tedius men have written books." Can't remember the exact quote...