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«Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. They are engines of change, windows on the world, lighthouses erected in the sea of time.»
Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
, history of science
, sea change
, The Lighthouse
, The Sea
«Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships.»
«Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time»
«A ship on the beach is a lighthouse to the sea»
«It is the one orderly product our middling race has produced. It is the cry of a thousand sentinels, the echo from a thousand labyrinths; it is the lighthouse which cannot be hidden the best evidence we can give of our dignity.»
«Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.»
«Lighthouses are more helpful than churches»
«Anythin' for a quiet life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse»
«Darkness reigns at the foot of the lighthouse»
«A fallen lighthouse is more dangerous than a reef»