Life being very short, and the quiet hour of it few; we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books.-John Ruskin

人生十分短促,宁静的时间又不多;我们不应该浪费宝贵的时间去读毫无价值的书。 -约翰·拉斯金

If well used, books are the best of all things; if abused, among the worst. -R.W.Emerson

如果利用得当,书籍就是最好的朋友;反之,如果滥用,它就会变成最坏的东西了。 -R.W.爱默生

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest men of past centuries. -Rene Descartes

读好书,如同与先哲们交谈。 -雷内·笛卡尔

If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him.


Ignorance is not innocence but sin.


Isn’t it a happy thing if you review what you have learned on time?