Saturday, March 21, 2009

Books on a shelf

"Books on a shelf are only potential literature." -C.S. Lewis, An Experiment in Criticism (1961)

1 comment:

WorldCitizen said...

But, no doubt, they are potential conversation starters with dinner guests who look around while sipping their wine before the meal, and thus may actually motivate the owner to start reading more. And, let's not forget books have not only a literature value, but also a decorative value.