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‘Tell me what you read and I’ll tell you who you are’ is true enough, but I’d know you better if you told me what you reread.
Author: Fran?ois Mauriac

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A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our soul.
Author: Franz Kafka

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What holy cities are to nomadic tribes – a symbol of race and a bond of union – great books are to the wandering souls of men: they are the Meccas of the mind.
Author: G.E. Woodberry

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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.
Author: George Robert Gissing

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Books – the best antidote against the marsh-gas of boredom and vacuity.
Author: George Steiner

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I find television to be very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go in the other room and read a book.
Author: Groucho Marx

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The book of the moment often has immense vogue, while the book of the age, which comes in its company from the press, lies unnoticed; but the great book has its revenge. It lives to see its contemporary pushed up shelf by shelf until it finds its final resting-place in the garret or the auction room.
Author: Hamilton Wright Mabie

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From every book invisible threads reach out to other books; and as the mind comes to use and control those threads the whole panorama of the world’s life, past and present, becomes constantly more varied and interesting, while at the same time the mind’s own powers of reflection and judgment are exercised and strengthened.
Author: Helen E. Haines

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A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint…. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
Author: Henry David Thoreau

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Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of unusual daring; such as an idle man cannot read, and a timid one would not be entertained by, which even make us dangerous to existing institution – such call I good books.
Author: Henry David Thoreau

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A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counsellor, a multitude of counsellors.
Author: Henry Ward Beecher

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Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
Author: Henry Ward Beecher

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There is a temperate zone in the mind, between luxurious indolence and exacting work; and it is to this region, just between laziness and labor, that summer reading belongs.
Author: Henry Ward Beecher

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A good book is always on tap; it may be decanted and drunk a hundred times, and it is still there for further imbibement.
Author: Holbrook Jackson

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A large, still book is a piece of quietness, succulent and nourishing in a noisy world, which I approach and imbibe with ‘a sort of greedy enjoyment,’ as Marcel Proust said of those rooms of his old home whose air was ‘saturated with the bouquet of silence.’
Author: Holbrook Jackson

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The time to read is any time: no apparatus, no appointment of time and place, is necessary. It is the only art which can be practised at any hour of the day or night, whenever the time and inclination comes, that is your time for reading; in joy or sorrow, health or illness.
Author: Holbrook Jackson

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The stories of childhood leave an indelible impression, and their author always has a niche in the temple of memory from which the image is never cast out to be thrown on the rubbish heap of things that are outgrown and outlived.
Author: Howard Pyle

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Most books, like their authors, are born to die; of only a few books can it be said that death hath no dominion over them; they live, and their influence lives forever.
Author: J. Swartz

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The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
Author: James Bryce

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Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
Author: James Russell Lowell

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