Quotation added by staff
Many readers judge of the power of a book by the shock it gives their feelings --as some savage tribes determine the power of muskets by their recoil; that being considered best which fairly prostrates the purchaser.Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Excerpt from Many Thoughts of Many Minds A Treasury of Quotations from the Literature of Every Land and Every Age · This quote is about books - reading · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
- Nobody has bookmarked this quote yet.
More on the author
This quote around the web
Search Quotations Book