Of course, some books are treasures in and of themselves. Rare first editions, illuminated 8th century manuscripts, limited edition collected works, and the like can fetch thousands, in some cases even millions of dollars at auctions and on the black market.
The stories inside them are also treasures, but neither of those are what I meant when I said books are treasure chests.
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The simplest things in life are free, goes the saying. I don’t whether this is also a saying, but the greatest joy and the greatest beauty can also be found in the simplest things.
Good food, good music, a glass of wine, stimulating conversation. Silence. A sunset, a sunrise, a thunderstorm, a mountain, a forest, the desolation of a desert, a full moon, a starry sky. Walking.
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