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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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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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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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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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It may be well to wait a century for a reader, as God has waited
six thousand years for read more

It may be well to wait a century for a reader, as God has waited
six thousand years for an observer.

by Johannes Kepler Found in: Reading Quotes,
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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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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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But truths on which depends our main concern,
That 'tis our shame and misery not to learn,
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But truths on which depends our main concern,
That 'tis our shame and misery not to learn,
Shine by the side of every path we tread
With such a lustre he that runs may read.

by William Cowper 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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