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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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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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Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

by Margaret Fuller 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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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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We have not read an author till we have seen his object, whatever
it may be, as he saw read more

We have not read an author till we have seen his object, whatever
it may be, as he saw it.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Reading Quotes,
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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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I love to lose myself in other men's minds.
When I am not walking, I am reading;
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I love to lose myself in other men's minds.
When I am not walking, I am reading;
I cannot sit and think. Books think for me.
- Charles Lamb (used pseudonym Elia),

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Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough for
literature.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson,

Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough for
literature.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson,

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Reading Quotes,
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