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The Lewis Legacy-Issus 84, Spring 2000

Mixed Quotations Original Article

“An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in order that it may.” -William Hazlitt (1778-1830)

“A forger would have no trouble finding paper and ink that are 40 years old”
-Charles Hamilton, America’s leading autograph expert

“Each cover of a true book enfolds the concentrated essence of a man. The personalities of the writers have folded into the thinnest shadows, as their bodies into impalpable dust, yet here are their very spirits at your command”
-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

“A great novelist must open the reader’s heart, allow the reader to remember the vastness and glory-and shame and shabbiness-of what it is to be human.”
-Carolyn See

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
-Jorge Luis Borges