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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is twice read is commonly better remembered that what is
transcribed.

What is twice read is commonly better remembered that what is
transcribed.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Reading Quotes,
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We read to know we are not alone.

We read to know we are not alone.

by C.s. Lewis 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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