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The profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader. The profoundest thought or passion sleeps as in read more

The profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader. The profoundest thought or passion sleeps as in a mine, until an equal mind and heart finds and publishes it.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Books Quotes,
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The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not to affect your reader, but read more

The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish.

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The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth which it prevents you from read more

The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth which it prevents you from achieving.

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Poetry is life distilled.

Poetry is life distilled.

by Gwendolyn Brooks Found in: Literature Quotes,
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Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out.

Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out.

by Arthur Schopenhauer Found in: Books Quotes,
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I am grieved that it should be said he is my brother, and take these courses. Well, as he brews, read more

I am grieved that it should be said he is my brother, and take these courses. Well, as he brews, so shall he drink, for George again. Yet he shall hear on't, and tightly, too, an' I live, i'faith. - Every Man In His Humor.

by Ben Johnson Found in: Literature Quotes,
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Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

by Mark Twain Found in: Books Quotes,
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I am never long, even in the society of her I love, without yearning for the company of my lamp read more

I am never long, even in the society of her I love, without yearning for the company of my lamp and my library.

by Lord Byron Found in: Literature Quotes,
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The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.

The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Literature Quotes,
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