Collect books, even if you don’t plan on reading them right away. Nothing is more important than an unread library.
Literature is as old as speech. It grew out of human need for it, and it has not changed except to become more needed.
No human being, when you understand his desires, is worthless. No one’s life is nothing. Even the most evil of men and women, if you understand their hearts, had some generous act that redeems them, at least a little…