"All that mankind has done, thought, gained or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books." Thomas Carlyle
So so very true. The sweet isn't as sweet without the bitter. I hope you have a wonderful week Jennine!
Thanks Trish! You too!
Love this quote.
I ended up using this idea the very next day in class, talking to my students about a war story we finished reading! Makes it even better.