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    Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.

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Some books are to be tasted; others swallowed; and some to be chewed and digested.

Some books are to be tasted; others swallowed; and some to be chewed and digested.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Books Quotes,
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Oh that my words were now written! on that they were printed in
a book!

Oh that my words were now written! on that they were printed in
a book!

by Bible Found in: Books Quotes,
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My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine--everybody drinks water.

My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine--everybody drinks water.

by Mark Twain Found in: Books Quotes,
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That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed
with profit.

That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed
with profit.

by Amos Bronson Alcott Found in: Books Quotes,
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Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all

Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Books Quotes,
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Books are humanity in print.

Books are humanity in print.

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These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.

These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.

by Gilbert Highet Found in: Books Quotes,
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He that loveth a book will never want for a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual read more

He that loveth a book will never want for a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter

by Isaac Barrow Found in: Books Quotes,
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Hark, the world so loud,
And they, the movers of the world, so still!

Hark, the world so loud,
And they, the movers of the world, so still!

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