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Candles Are Like Lamps, Right?

Tuesday 02/17/2009 4:40 PM

“All that is essential can be summed up in a book, a lamp and one's own company.”

—Kenko the Monk, formerly Yoshida Kaneyoshi, from the thirteenth-century book The Harvest of Leisure, translated by Ryuichi Kurata

(A friend of mine gave me this book, and I love it. The copyright is 1960 and the cover price $1.45.)

File Under: Book; Quote of the Day; The Harvest of Leisure
Music: The Hives "Veni Vidi Vicious"

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