Publishing Quotes, Quotations, and Sayings
4 Publishing Quotes
If the bookseller happens to desire a privilege for his
merchandise, whether he is selling Rabelais or the Fathers of the
Church, the magistrate grants the privilege without answering for
the contents of the book.
- Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire),
Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire)
Quotes , Source: A Philosophical Dictionary--Books (sec. 1)
But I account the use that a man should seek of the publishing of
his own writings before his death, to be but an untimely
anticipation of that which is proper to follow a man, and not to
go along with him.
- Francis Bacon,
Quotes , Source: An Advertisement Touching a Holy War--Epistle Dedicatory