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Show me the books he loves and I shall know the man far better than through mortal friends.
Books - Reading
Dawn Adams

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Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
Analysis
Amos Bronson Alcott

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That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.
Books - Reading
Amos Bronson Alcott

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The more sins you confess, the more books you will sell.
Books - Reading
American Proverb

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Beware of the person of one book.
Books - Reading
St. Thomas Aquinas

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

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Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
Books - Reading
W. H. Auden

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Everything in this book may be wrong. [The Savior's Manual]
Books - Reading
Richard Bach

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Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.
Literature
Gaston Bachelard

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Some books are to be tasted; others to be swallowed; and some few to be chewed and digested.
Books - Reading
Francis Bacon

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Books are men of higher stature; the only men that speak aloud for future times to hear.
Books - Reading
E.S. Barrett

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

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Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
Books - Reading
Henry Ward Beecher

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When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.
Books - Reading
Hilaire Belloc

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Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
Books - Reading
Stephen Vincent Benet

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Books and harlots have their quarrels in public.
Debate
Walter Benjamin

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Genuine polemics approach a book as lovingly as a cannibal spices a baby.
Literary Criticism
Walter Benjamin

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Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have.
Books - Classics
Alan Bennett

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Erudition. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
Scholars and Scholarship
Ambrose Bierce

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The covers of this book are too far apart.
Critics and Criticism
Ambrose Bierce

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A book should be luminous not voluminous.
Writers and Writing
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Facts in books, statistics in encyclopedias, the ability to use them in men's heads.
Facts
Fogg Brackell

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You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
Books - Reading
Ray Bradbury

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There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
Books - Reading
Joseph Brodsky

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Begin to read a book that will help you move toward your dream.
Books - Reading
Les Brown

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun