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Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

by Margaret Fuller Found in: Reading Quotes,
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What they're accustomed to is no great matter,
But then, alas! they've read an awful deal.
[Ger., read more

What they're accustomed to is no great matter,
But then, alas! they've read an awful deal.
[Ger., Zwar sind sie an das Beste nicht gewohnt,
Allein sie haben schrecklich viel gelesen.]

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Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in read more

Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting

by Aldous Huxley Found in: Reading Quotes,
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The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.

The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.

by Mark Twain Found in: Reading Quotes,
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And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it
plain upon tables, that he may read more

And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it
plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.

by Bible Found in: Reading Quotes,
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I like to be beholden to the great metropolitan English speech,
the sea which receives tributaries from every region read more

I like to be beholden to the great metropolitan English speech,
the sea which receives tributaries from every region under
heaven. I should as soon think of swimming across the Charles
river when I wish to go to Boston, as of reading all my books in
originals, when I have them rendered for me in my mother tongue.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Reading Quotes,
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If we encountered a man or rare intellect, we should ask him what
books he read.
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If we encountered a man or rare intellect, we should ask him what
books he read.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson,

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Reading Quotes,
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I love to lose myself in other men's minds.
When I am not walking, I am reading;
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I love to lose myself in other men's minds.
When I am not walking, I am reading;
I cannot sit and think. Books think for me.
- Charles Lamb (used pseudonym Elia),

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In a polite age almost every person becomes a reader, and
receives more instruction from the Press than the read more

In a polite age almost every person becomes a reader, and
receives more instruction from the Press than the Pulpit.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Reading Quotes,
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