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'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print; A book's a book, although there's nothing in it.
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Lord Byron

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A book is a mirror: If an ass peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to look out.
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Georg C. Lichtenberg

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A book is the only immortality.
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Rufus Choate

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A book might be written on the injustice of the just.
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Anthony Hope

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

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A book worth reading is worth buying.
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John Ruskin

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A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.
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Mark Twain

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A dose of poison can do its work but once. A bad book can go on poisoning minds for generations.
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William Murray

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A good book is the best of friends, the same today and for ever.
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Martin Tupper

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A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
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Gilbert K. Chesterton

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A good title is the title of a successful book.
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Raymond Chandler

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A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
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Margaret Fuller

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A library is thought in cold storage.
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Herbert Samuel

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A multitude of books distracts the mind.
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Socrates

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A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
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Henri B. Stendhal

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A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.
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Albert Camus

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A novel must be exceptionally good to live as long as the average cat.
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Hugh Maclennan

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A novel points out that the world consists entirely of exceptions.
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Joyce Carey

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A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down.
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Edna St. Vincent Millay

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A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
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W. H. Auden

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A room without books is like a body without a soul.
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Marcus T. Cicero

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A successful book cannot afford to be more than ten percent new.
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Marshall Mcluhan

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A wicked book cannot repent.
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Proverb

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All books are either dreams or swords.
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Amy Lowell

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All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
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Voltaire

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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