True Levelers

I started reading Ben Carson’s book “Think Big” tonight. A quote on the very first chapter captured my attention. It speaks truth…

It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. God be thanked for books. They are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages. Books are true levelers. They give to all who will faithfully use them, the society, the spiritual presence, of the best and greatest of our race.” – William Ellery Channing

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