Quotes on literature

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There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written.
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Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Literature is news that stays news.
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Ezra Pound Quotes

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The duty of literature is to note what counts, and to light up what is suited to the light. If it ceases to choose and to love, it becomes like a woman who gives herself without preference.
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Anatole France Quotes

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I doubt if anything learnt at school is of more value than great literature learnt by heart.
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Richard Livingstone Quotes

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Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.
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Ezra Pound Quotes

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A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.
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Italo Calvino Quotes

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Literature is the question minus the answer.
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Roland Barthes Quotes

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What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us!
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James Russell Lowell Quotes

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The test of real literature is that it will bear repetition. We read over the same pages again and again, and always with fresh delight.
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Samual McChord Crothers Quotes

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What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.
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E.M. Forster Quotes

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