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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them. It is a wrong to his family. Children learn to read by being in the presence of books. The love of knowledge comes with reading and grows upon it. And the love of knowledge, in a young mind, is almost always a warrant against the inferior excitement of passions and vices.
~ Horace Mann - [Books and Reading]

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A novel must be exceptionally good to live as long as the average cat.
~ Hugh Maclennan - [Books and Reading]

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A successful book cannot afford to be more than ten percent new.
~ Marshall Mcluhan - [Books and Reading]

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All books are either dreams or swords.
~ Amy Lowell - [Books and Reading]

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Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
~ Richard McKenna - [Books and Reading]

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Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
~ James Russell Lowell - [Books and Reading]

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Everything in the world exists to end up in a book.
~ Stephane Mallarme - [Books and Reading]

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For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.
~ Amy Lowell - [Books and Reading]

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From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
~ Groucho Marx - [Books and Reading]

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I would sooner read a timetable or a catalog than nothing at all.
~ W. Somerset Maugham - [Books and Reading]

 

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