Archive for February 2nd, 2012

My son, make thy books thy companions.  Let thy cases and shelves be thy pleasure grounds and gardens.  Pluck their roses, take their spices, and their myrrh.  If thy soul be satiate and weary, change from garden to garden, from furrow to furrow, from prospect to prospect.  Then will thy desire renew itself, and thy soul be satisfied with delight.
    —    Judah ben Saul ibn Tibbon

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