As good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God’s image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye.

John Milton (1608-1674) English poet
Areopagitica: a Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing to the Parliament of England (1644),
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
Link to this post
More quotes by Milton, John

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.