"If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads."
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"Never read any book that is not a year old."
"Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature."
"Some books leave us free and some books make us free."
"There is creative reading as well as creative writing."
"When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."
"The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whiskey."
"We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions."
"Read in order to live."
"One always tends to overpraise a long book, because one has got through it."
"The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads."
"Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man."
"Read much, but not many books."
"No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader."
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."
"A book that is shut is but a block."
"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader."
"My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India."
"Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes."
"I read part of it all the way through."
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