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

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“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

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“You will never be alone with a poet in your pocket.” ~~ John Adams

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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ~~ Dr. Seuss

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“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ~~ Victor Hugo

Filed under: Belief,  Change,  Character,  Education,  Intelligence,  Knowledge,  Life,  Reading,  Success,  Teaching,  Victor Hugo

“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.” ~~ Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

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“The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.” ~~   Harriet Beecher Stowe

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“Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.” ~~Albert Camus

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