A good book is always on tap; it may be decanted and drunk a hundred times, and it is still there for further imbibement.
History proves there is no better advertisement for a book than to condemn it for obscenity.
America must raise an empire of permanent duration, supported upon the grand pillars of Tr...- Nathanael Greene
Sometimes history takes things into its own hands.- Thurgood Marshall
This war is not necessary. We are truly sleepwalking through history.- Robert Byrd
Live out of your imagination, not your history.- Stephen R. Covey
History is an angel being blown backwards into the future.- Laurie Anderson
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George Holbrook Jackson was born in Liverpool, England. He was a British journalist, writer and publisher. Around 1900 he was in the lace trade in Leeds, where he met A. R. Orage; together they founded the Leeds Arts Club. In 1907, Jackson and Orage bought The New Age, a struggling Christian Socialist weekly magazine, with finance from Lewis Wallace and George Bernard Shaw. From 1911 Jackson had an editorial position on T. P. O'Connor's T.P.'s Weekly, a newspaper with a strong literary emphasis. He took over as editor from Wilfred Whitten in 1914. Later he bought the publication, and converted it into his own literary magazine, To-Day, which was published 1917 to 1923, when it merged with Life and Letters. He wrote several books include: Bernard Shaw, Platitudes in the making, All Manner of Folk, The Eighteen Nineties, The anatomy of bibliomania, The fear of books, Bookman's Pleasure, and The reading of books.
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