Everywhere & Nowhere

“In the matter of reading, I would have thee fix upon some particular authors, and make them thy own. If thou art every where, thou wilt be no where; but like a man that spends his life in travel, he has many hosts, but few friends; which is the very condition of him that skips from one book to another: the variety does but disturb his head; and for want of digesting, it turns to corruption instead of nourishment” (Thomas Fuller, An Introduction to Prudence).