Favorite Quotations ~  Books and Reading, 2 Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

"A man is known by the books he reads. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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No two persons ever read the same book. ~ Edmund Wilson

Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book. ~ Dwight Eisenhower

All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing as good since. ~ Ernest Hemingway

I conceive that a knowledge of books is the basis on which all other knowledge rests. ~ George Washington

Books do furnish a room. ~ Anthony Powell

It is often said that one has but one life to live, but that is nonsense. For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in all periods of time. ~ Louis L'Amour

He had been so busy getting away from the library, he hadn't paid attention to where he was going. ~ J.K. Rowling

A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us. ~ Franz Kafka

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing. ~ Harper Lee

A book is a gift you can open again and again. ~ Garrison Keillor

The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story. ~ Ursula Le Guin

Men of power have not time to read; yet men who do not read are unfit for power. ~ Michael Foot, Debts Of Honour

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