Jerome K. Jerome (1859 - 1927), "Three Men in a Boat", 1889
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
George Jean Nathan (1882 - 1958)
You don't get anything clean without getting something else dirty.
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)