Umberto Eco Quote
The book is like the spoon, scissors, the hammer, the wheel. Once invented, it cannot be improved. You cannot make a spoon that is better than a spoon... The book has been thoroughly tested, and it's very hard to see how it could be improved on for its current purposes.
This is Not the End of the Book: A conversation curated by Jean-Philippe de Tonnac (ed. Random House, 2011) - ISBN: 9781446468203