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Unto those Three Things which the Ancients held impossible, there should be added this Fourth, to find a Book Printed without erratas.
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Alfonso de Cartagena Quotes

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The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television.
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Andrew Ross Quotes

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A book that is shut is but a block.
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Thomas Fuller Quotes

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Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of unusual daring; such as an idle man cannot read, and a timid one would not be entertained by, which even make us dangerous to existing institution - such call I good books.
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Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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I love to lose myself in other men's minds. Books think for me.
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Charles Lamb Quotes

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The mere brute pleasure of reading - the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
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Earl of Chesterfield Quotes

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There is a wonder in reading Braille that the sighted will never know: to touch words and have them touch you back.
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Jim Fiebig Quotes

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Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have lent me.
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Anatole France Quotes

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The scholar only knows how dear these silent, yet eloquent, companions of pure thoughts and innocent hours become in the season of adversity. When all that is worldly turns to dross around us, these only retain their steady value.
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Washington Irving Quotes

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Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message to us from the dead, from human souls whom we never saw, who lived perhaps thousands of miles away; and yet these, on those little sheets of paper, speak to us, teach us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers.
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Charles Kingsley Quotes

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