Quotations by Robert Chambers
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Born: Saturday, July 10, 1802
Died: Friday, March 17, 1871 (68 years old)
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors that they are ready to repeat their lessons as often as we please.
Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.
(Keywords: Books, Mind)
If you treat with courtesy your equal, who is privileged to resent an impertinence, how much more cautious should you be to your dependents, from whom you demand a respectful demeanor.