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    The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I
    had gained a new friend. When I read a book over I have perused
    before, it resembles the meeting with an old one.

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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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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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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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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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Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an
exact man.

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an
exact man.

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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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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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A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.

A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.

by Mark Twain Found in: Reading Quotes,
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In a polite age almost every person becomes a reader, and
receives more instruction from the Press than the read more

In a polite age almost every person becomes a reader, and
receives more instruction from the Press than the Pulpit.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Reading Quotes,
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