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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

QUOTES ON READING AND BOOKS

“A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.” -Abraham Lincoln

“The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.” -Abraham Lincoln

"If you can read this, thank a teacher." –Anonymous

“A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.” -Edward P. Morgan

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

“A good book has no ending.” -R.D. Cumming

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” -Charles W. Eliot

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.” -Mark Twain

“It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it." -Oscar Wilde

"Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled "This could change your life." -Helen Exley

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” -Richard Steele