„Does there, I wonder, exist a being who has read all, or approximately all, that the person of average culture is supposed to have read, and that not to have read is a social sin? If such a being does exist, surely he is an old, a very old man.“

—  Arnold Bennett, The Journals of Arnold Bennett, ed. Newman Flower (pub. Cassell, 1932)
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