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

    by Bible Found in Reading Quotes,
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A man ought to read just as inclination leads him; for what he
reads as a task will do read more

A man ought to read just as inclination leads him; for what he
reads as a task will do him little good.

by Samuel Johnson 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.

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Books have always a secret influence on the understanding; we
cannot at pleasure obliterate ideas: he that reads books read more

Books have always a secret influence on the understanding; we
cannot at pleasure obliterate ideas: he that reads books of
science, though without any desire fixed of improvement, will
grow more knowing; he that entertains himself with moral or
religious treatises, will imperceptibly advance in goodness; the
ideas which are often offered to the mind, will at last find a
lucky moment when it is disposed to receive them.

by Samuel Johnson 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 one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Reading Quotes,
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Night after night,
He sat and bleared his eyes with books.

Night after night,
He sat and bleared his eyes with books.

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Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body. As by the
one, health is preserved, strengthened, read more

Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body. As by the
one, health is preserved, strengthened, and invigorated: by the
other, virtue (which is the health of the mind) is kept alive,
cherished, and confirmed.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Reading Quotes,
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In science, read, by preference, the newest works; in literature,
the oldest. The classic literature is always modern.
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In science, read, by preference, the newest works; in literature,
the oldest. The classic literature is always modern.
- Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton,

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The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading,
imparts the vivacity and novelty of read more

The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading,
imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.

by Isaac D'israeli Found in: Reading Quotes,
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