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You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Author: Paul Sweeney

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Books are immortal sons deifying their sires.
Author: Plato

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‘Tis the good reader that makes the good book; in every book he finds passages which seem confidences or asides hidden from all else and unmistakenly meant for his ear; the profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader; the profoundest thought or passion sleeps as in a mine, until it is discovered by an equal mind and heart.
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Society and Solitude, 1870

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Many persons read and like fiction. It does not tax the intelligence and the intelligence of most of us can so ill afford taxation that we rightly welcome any reading matter which avoids this.
Author: Rose Macaulay

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The walls of books around him, dense with the past, formed a kind of insulation against the present world and its disasters.
Author: Ross MacDonald

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From my point of view, a book is a literary prescription put up for the benefit of someone who needs it.
Author: S.M. Crothers

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The oldest books are still only just out to those who have not read them.
Author: Samuel Butler

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If you have never said ‘Excuse me’ to a parking meter or bashed your shins on a fireplug, you are probably wasting too much valuable reading time.
Author: Sherri Chasin Calvo

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In reading, a lonely quiet concert is given to our minds; all our mental faculties will be present in this symphonic exaltation.
Author: St?phane Mallarm?

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It often requires more courage to read some books than it does to fight a battle.
Author: Sutton Elbert Griggs

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In books lies the soul of the whole Past Time: the articulate audible voice of the Past, when the body and material substance of it has altogether vanished like a dream.
Author: Thomas Carlyle

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My test of a good novel is dreading to begin the last chapter.
Author: Thomas Helm

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To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
Author: W. Somerset Maugham

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The scholar only knows how dear these silent, yet eloquent, companions of pure thoughts and innocent hours become in the season of adversity. When all that is worldly turns to dross around us, these only retain their steady value.
Author: Washington Irving

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Books are delightful society. If you go into a room and find it full of books – even without taking them from the shelves they seem to speak to you, to bid you welcome.
Author: William Ewart Gladstone

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Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.
Author: William Hazlitt

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As a rule reading fiction is as hard to me as trying to hit a target by hurling feathers at it. I need resistance to celebrate!
Author: William James

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I divide all readers into two classes; those who read to remember and those who read to forget.
Author: William Lyon Phelps

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A good book should leave you… slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.
Author: William Styron, interview, Writers at Work, 1958

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I would never read a book if it were possible for me to talk half an hour with the man who wrote it.
Author: Woodrow Wilson

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