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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 book that is shut is but a block.
~ Thomas Fuller - [Books and Reading]

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All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you; the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse, and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was.
~ Ernest Hemingway - [Books and Reading]

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As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent; whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining knowledge with the greatest possible ease.
~ Oliver Goldsmith - [Books and Reading]

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Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.
~ Edward Gibbon - [Books and Reading]

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Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more.
~ John Harington - [Books and Reading]

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I have read your book and much like it.
~ Moses Hadas - [Books and Reading]

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I know every book of mine by its smell, and I have but to put my nose between the pages to be reminded of all sorts of things.
~ George Robert Gissing - [Books and Reading]

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I read part of it all the way through.
~ Samuel Goldwyn - [Books and Reading]

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If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes, new to me whether it was printed yesterday or three hundred years ago.
~ William Hazlitt - [Books and Reading]

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In a real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read. It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.
~ S. I. Hayakawa - [Books and Reading]

 

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