Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it. I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
"Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation."
There's a slight inside joke to the book/literary decorations, as Tobe likes to say, "Books are obsolete." Well, they aren't in our house, as evidenced by the crowded bookshelves that occupy every corner.