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3 Famous Quotes by Richard Aungervyle (Aungerville) (a/k/a Richard de Bury)

The book that he has made renders its author this service in return, that so long as the book survives, its author remains immortal and cannot die.

Authorship Quotes, by Richard Aungervyle (Aungerville) (a/k/a Richard de Bury) , Source: Philobiblon (ch. I, 21)

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Books are delightful when prosperity happily smiles; when adversity threatens, they are inseparable comforters. They give strength to human compacts, nor are grave opinions brought forward without books. Arts and sciences, the benefits of which no mind can calculate. depend upon books.

Books Quotes, by Richard Aungervyle (Aungerville) (a/k/a Richard de Bury) , Source: Philobiblon (ch. I)

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You, O Books, are the golden vessels of the temple, the arms of the clerical militia with which the missiles of the most wicked are destroyed; fruitful olives, vines of Engaddi, fig-trees knowing no sterility; burning lamps to be ever held in the hand.

Books Quotes, by Richard Aungervyle (Aungerville) (a/k/a Richard de Bury) , Source: Philobiblon (ch. XV)

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