Even when reading is impossible, the presence of books acquired produces such an ecstasy that the buying of more books than one can 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.
—  A.E. Newton
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  1. Good quote, and I absolutely agree. I collect rare and antique books that I dare not open too many times, but even more modern books look good on my shelf when I’m done reading them.

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