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The book is here to stay. What we’re doing is symbolic of the peaceful coexistence of the book and the computer.

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The Book of Life begins with a man and a woman in a garden.

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The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.

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The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that.

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The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.

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The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as an Egyptian king wrote over his library, The medicines of the soul.

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The Brahmins say that in their books there are many predictions of times in which it will rain. But press those books as strongly as you can, you can not get out of them a drop of water. So you can not get out of all the books that contain the best precepts the smallest good deed. Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy quotes

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The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.

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The closest thing we will ever come to an orderly universe is a good library.

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The comic book [is] the marijuana of the nursery, the bane of the bassinet, the horror of the home, the curse of the kids and a threat to the future.

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The covers of this book are too far apart.

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The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.- Oscar Wilde

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The experience to be gathered from books, Though often valuable, is but of the nature of learning; Whereas the experience gained from actual life, Is of the nature of wisdom; And a small store of the latter Is worth vastly more than a stock of the former.’ Samuel Smiles

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The fact is, the public make use of the classics of a country as a means of checking the progress of Art. They degrade the classics into authorities. They use them as bludgeons for preventing the free expression of Beauty in new forms.

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The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency – the belief that the here and now is all there is

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The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one.

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The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb.

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The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life –and one is as good as the other.

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The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.

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The human mind is not capable of grasping the Universe. We are like a little child entering a huge library. The walls are covered to the ceilings with books in many different tongues. The child knows that someone must have written these books. It does not know who or how. It does not understand the languages in which they are written. But the child notes a definite plan in the arrangement of the books—a mysterious order which it does not comprehend, but only dimly suspects. Albert Einstein quotes

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