Books have the same enemies as poeple: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.

[Les livres ont les mêmes ennemis comme les gens : le feu, l’humidité, les animaux, le temps, et leur propre contenu.] 

Paul Valéry (1871-1945) French poet, critic, author, polymath
Œuvres II, “Moralités” (1941)

 
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