“...for us the world has become a text to us.”
- Rolland Barthes
“...the overwhelming power of books: They themselves are in reality a place of power.”
- Joseph Margolis
“It is certain, I have said, until then I had believed every other book spoke of things, human or divine, outside of books, suddenly I understood that frequently books speak of books, in other words, they speak amongst themselves.”
- Umberto Eco
(in “The name of the rose”).