Quote(s) of the Week (August 31, 1997)

On Simple Truths...

"Nothing is as frustrating as arguing with someone who knows what he’s talking about."
 
--Sam Ewing in Reader’s Digest for May, 1997. Page 37.

On A Really Scary Viewpoint...

"Just because parents have the legal right to control their children’s reading does not mean that we should encourage them to do so."
 
--Roger Sutton, editor-in-chief of The Horn Book Magazine – a journal about children’s books – opposing library patrons who try to shield their own children from age-inappropriate materials. From The Horn Book Magazine, March 13, 1997. Quoted in Focus on the Family’s Citizen Magazine for June 23, 1997. Page A8.

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