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Most books today seem to have been written overnight from books read that day
My books are the books that I am, the confused man, the negligent man, the reckless man, the lusty, obscene, boisterous, scrupulous, lying, diabolically truthful man that I am.
Henry Miller
My books are water; those of great geniuses are wine everybody drinks water
Mark Twain
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have lent to me
Anatole France
Never read any book that is not a year old
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one
Robert Byrne
Only your friends steal your books
People get nothing out of books but what they bring to them
George Bernard Shaw
Professional reviewers read so many bad books in the course of duty that they get an unhealthy craving for arresting phrases.
Evelyn Waugh
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all
Henry David Thoreau
Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
That is sad until one recalls how many bad books the world may yet be spared because of the busyness of writers.
Gore Vidal
That man (Lord Lyttelton) sat down to write a book, to tell the world what the world had all his life been telling him
Samuel Johnson
The Bible is such a book of lies and contradictions there is no knowing which part to believe or whether any
Thomas Paine
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in the sense that all great books are divine which teach men how to live righteously.
Joseph Joubert
The books one reads in childhood, and perhaps most of all the bad and good bad books, create in one's mind a sort of false map of the world, a series of fabulous countries into which one can retreat at odd moments throughout the rest of life, and whi
George Orwell
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.
Oscar Wilde
The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as an Egyptian king wrote over his library, "The medicines of the soul."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The comic book [is] the marijuana of the nursery, the bane of the bassinet, the horror of the home, the curse of the kids and a threat to the future.
John Mason Brown
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