Monday, January 18, 2010

Best of a book

“The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.”

--John Greenleaf Whittier


  1. I never would have thought of that, it makes perfect sense!

  2. Thank you, ladies. I'm an "impressionist"--I always miss the trees for the forest--so this saying rings true to me as well.