"Don’t mock people for the things that make them happy."
"Staying quiet doesn’t mean I’ve nothing to say. It means I don’t think you’re ready to hear my thoughts."
"Even when reading is impossible, the presence of books acquired produces such an ecstasy that the buying of more books than one can read is nothing less than the soul reaching towards infinity. We cherish books even if unread, there mere presence exudes comfort, their ready access reassurance."
"It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves."