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    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

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The sagacious reader who is capable of reading between these
lines what does not stand written in them, but read more

The sagacious reader who is capable of reading between these
lines what does not stand written in them, but is nevertheless
implied, will be able to form some conception.

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To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.

To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.

by Victor Hugo Found in: Reading Quotes,
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A home without books is a body without soul.

A home without books is a body without soul.

by Marcus Tullius Cicero 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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Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.

Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.

by Mary Schmich Found in: Reading Quotes,
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When you reread a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more read more

When you reread a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before

by Cliff Fadiman Found in: Reading Quotes,
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That he that readeth may run over it.
[Lat., Ut percurrat qui legerit eum.]

That he that readeth may run over it.
[Lat., Ut percurrat qui legerit eum.]

by Bible Found in: Reading Quotes,
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The mind, relaxing into needful sport,
Should turn to writers of an abler sort,
Whose wit well read more

The mind, relaxing into needful sport,
Should turn to writers of an abler sort,
Whose wit well managed, and whose classic style,
Give truth a lustre, and make wisdom smile.

by William Cowper Found in: Reading Quotes,
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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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