"Choose an author as you choose a friend."
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"Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see."
"Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written."
"To read too many books is harmful."
"The man who suspects his own tediousness is yet to be born."
"The penalty for success is to be bored by people who used to snub you."
"I have a fear of being boring."
"Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself."
"Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore."
"Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?"
"Bore -- a person who talks when you wish him to listen."
"Never chain your dogs together with sausages. One must accustom one's self to be bored."
"Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself."
"One thing I can say about George... he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring."
"I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget."
"What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind."
"No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure."
"No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents."
"With one day's reading a man may have the key in his hands."
"A wicked book cannot repent."
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