Do Not Write Down to Children or to Anybody

Do Not Write Down to Children

“Life is rather above the measure of us all (save for a very few perhaps). We all need literature that is above our measure — though we may not have sufficient energy for it all the time. But the energy of youth is usually greater . . . Therefore do not write down to Children or to anybody.”
~J.R.R. Tolkien, Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien