Books

July 8, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Quotes) (, , )

“Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry.  When we consider a book, we mustn’t ask ourselves what it says but what it means, a precept that the commentators of the holy books had very clearly in mind.”

–William of Baskerville
(Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose)

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