From the Philokalia:
The fathers ... kept the commandments; their successors wrote them down; but we have placed their books on the shelves.
Overheard on retreat:
In the old days, when a friar arrived at a friary for the first time, the first thing he asked was, 'where's the chapel?' Then it was, 'where's the refectory?' Now it's, 'what's the password for the wifi?