Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought — asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.

Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought — asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.