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A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our soul.
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Franz Kafka Quotes

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There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done around the house.
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Joe Ryan Quotes

The stories of childhood leave an indelible impression, and their author always has a niche in the temple of memory from which the image is never cast out to be thrown on the rubbish heap of things that are outgrown and outlived.
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Howard Pyle Quotes

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Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
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Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

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A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must lay it down and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading I must finish by acting.
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Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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To read a book for the first time is to make an acquaintance with a new friend; to read it for a second time is to meet an old one.
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Chinese Saying Quotes

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The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

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Books have to be read: worse luck it takes so long a time. It is the only way of discovering what they contain. A few savage tribes eat them, but reading is the only method of assimilation revealed to the West.
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E.M. Forster Quotes

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Americans like fat books and thin women.
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Russell Baker Quotes

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The walls of books around him, dense with the past, formed a kind of insulation against the present world and its disasters.
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Ross MacDonald Quotes

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