“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” ~~ Groucho Marx

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“The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.” ~~ E.M. Forster

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“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” ~~ Ray Bradbury

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“What’s another word for thesaurus?” ~~ Steven Wright

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“Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.” ~~ Rita Mae Brown

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“We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.” ~~ B. F. Skinner

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“You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

Filed under: Art,  Attitude,  Belief,  Dreams,  Experience,  Inspiration,  Joseph Joubert,  Optimism,  Reading,  Talent

“The whole world opened to me when I learned to read.” ~~ Mary McLeod Bethune

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“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” ~~ Joseph Addison

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“It is books that are the key to the wide world; if you can’t do anything else, read all that you can.” ~~ Jane Hamilton

Filed under: Jane Hamilton,  Knowledge,  Learning,  Life,  Reading