Books - Reading There is no such thing as a moral book or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written. That is all. There is no such thing as a moral book or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written. That is all. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »The mind of the thoroughly well-informed man is a dreadful thing. It is like a bric-?-brac shop, all monsters and dust, with everything priced above its proper value.An empty book is like an infant’s soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders.The mere mechanical technique of acting can be taught, but the spirit that is to give life to lifeless forms must be born in a man. No dramatic college can teach its pupils to think or to feel. It is Nature who makes our artists for us, though it may be Art who taught them their right mode of expression.Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years.How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in?