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The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it

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The power of a text is different when it is read from when it is copied out. Only the copied text thus commands the soul of him who is occupied with it, whereas the mere reader never discovers the new aspects of his inner self that are opened by the text, that road cut through the interior jungle forever closing behind it: because the reader follows the movement of his mind in the free flight of day-dreaming, whereas the copier submits it to command.

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The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead, but from the competition and mutual envy of the living.

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The principle of procrastinated rape is said to be the ruling one in all the great bestsellers.

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The public library is the most dangerous place in the town.

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The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat.

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The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet. Anthony J. D’Angelo quotes

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The successful Accelerated Reader is able to read larger than normal blocks or bites of the printed page with each eye stop. He has accepted, without reservation, the philosophy that the most important benefit of reading is the gaining of information, ideas, mental picture and entertainment-not the fretting over words. He has come to the realization that words in and of themselves are for the most part insignificant.

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The test of literature is, I suppose, whether we ourselves live more intensely for the reading of it.- Elizabeth Drew

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The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whiskey.

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The true university of these days in a collection of books.

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The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.

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The Wise Minstrel or Sage, out of their books are clay; But in their books, as from their graves they rise. Angels–that, side by side, upon our way, Walk with and warn us!

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The wise weigh their words on a scale with gold.

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The words of the world want to make sentences.

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The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it’s also full of fourth-rate readers.

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The world of books is the most remarkable creation of man nothing else that he builds ever lasts monuments fall; nations perish; civilization grow old and die out; new races build others. But in the world of books are volumes that have seen this happen again and again and yet live on. Still young, still as fresh as the day they were written, still telling men’s hearts, of the hearts of men centuries dead.

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The world’s a book, writ by the eternal art – Of the great author printed in man’s heart, ‘Tis falsely printed, though divinely penned, And all the errata will appear at the end.

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The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.

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There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.

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