Quotes from the World for Monday 02/25/MMXIII

All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial in quantity that the dry, shrivelled kernel scarcely compensates for the trouble of cracking the nut

Anne Brontë
Anne Brontë (1820–1849), British novelist, poet. Agnes Grey, ch. 1 (1847).

Opening words.