"O, let my books be then the eloquence and dumb presages of my speaking breast."
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"How can you dare teach a man to read until you've taught him everything else first?"
"People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading."
"No furniture is so charming as books."
"Live always in the best company when you read."
"A multitude of books distracts the mind."
"Only a generation of readers will span a generation of writers."
"The age of the book is almost gone."
"A novel is a mirror carried along a main road."
"Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for life."
"Why pay a dollar for a bookmark? Why not use the dollar for a bookmark?"
"Who ever converses among old books will be hard to please among the new."
"Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all."
"Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written."
"One half who graduate from college never read another book."
"A good book is the best of friends, the same today and for ever."
"A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read."
"People are much more willing to lend you books than bookcases."
"My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine -- everybody drinks water."
"The man who does not read books has no advantage over the man that can not read them."
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