Saturday, September 09, 2006

One must be rich in thought

One must be rich in thought and character owe nothing to books, though propension is necessary to profitable reading; and the less reading is better than more -- book-struck men are of all readers least wise, however knowing or learned. Amos Bronson Alcott, Tablets.

Quoted from A Dictionary of Library and Information Science Quotations. Edited by Mohamed Taher & L S Ramaiah (New Delhi , Aditya, 1994) p. 5. See

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