The term ‘epitaph’ itself means ‘something to be spoken at a burial or engraved upon a tomb.’ When an epitaph is a poem written for a tomb, and appears in a book, we are aware that we are not reading it in its proper form: we are reading a reproduction. The original of the epitaph is the tomb itself, with its words cut into the stone.
You that would judge me, do not judge alone this book or that, come to this hallowed place where my friends’ portraits hang and look thereon; Ireland’s history in their lineaments trace; think where man’s glory most begins and ends and say my glory was I had such friends.
No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
Every burned book enlightens the world.
The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat.
I’ve been reading this little book. It’s called the Russian constitution. And it says that the only source of power in Russia is the people. So I don’t want to hear those who say we’re appealing to the authorities. Who’s the power here?
Digital organisms, while not necessarily any more alive than a phone book, are strings of code that replicate and evolve over time. Digital codes are strings of binary digits – bits.
Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
The Book of Mormon is the ‘keystone’ of our religion, and the Doctrine and Covenants is the ‘capstone,’ with continuing latter day revelation. The Lord has placed His stamp of approval on both the keystone and the capstone.
Child! Do not throw this book about; refrain from the unholy pleasure of cutting all the pictures out.