"It is right and natural that generous minds while in the twenties should think the books which try to reform the world's wrong the greatest of all"
- Laurence Housman
About this Quote
This quote by Laurence Housman speaks to the power of literature and its capability to result modification. He suggests that those in their twenties, who are often loaded with idealism and optimism, ought to recognize the importance of books that look for to reform the world's wrongs. He thinks that these books are the greatest of all, as they have the possible to produce positive change. Housman's words emphasize the value of literature in developing a better world, and the power of young people to make a distinction. He motivates youths to acknowledge the potential of books to bring about favorable modification, and to use their energy and enthusiasm to make the world a better place.
"I sort of try to read the books when they come out impartially and not make up my mind, but the fact is when I was reading the sixth, 'Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince', there were bits in there where I was going, 'God, I would love to do that because it's so good'"
"I always wanted to go to the Chavez school but I could never afford it when I was growing up so a lot of my learning came from magic books and watching other magicians. I was also very lucky that I had a couple of really good magic teachers"
"Amongst Women concentrated on the family, and the new book concentrates on a small community. The dominant units in Irish society are the family and the locality. The idea was that the whole world would grow out from that small space"