“ Sit in a room and read--and read and read. And read the right books by the right people. Your mind is brought onto that level, and you have a nice, mild, slow-burning rapture all the time. ”
Source: The Power of Myth
It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.
It's strange to describe reading a book as a really great experience, but that's kind of how it felt.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.