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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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