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“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ― Cicero


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“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
― Mark Twain

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“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” 
 Jorge Luis Borges

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“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” 
 C.S. Lewis

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“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” 
― Stephen KingOn Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

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“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.” 
― Toni Morrison

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“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” 
― Mark Twain

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“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” 
― Desiderius Erasmus

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“Think before you speak. Read before you think.” 
― Fran Lebowitz 

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“Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head.” 
― Paul Auster

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“No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.” 
 C.S. Lewis

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“Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.” 
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón
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“I don't believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.”

― J.K. Rowling

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“If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.” 
 François Mauriac

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“A house without books is like a room without windows.” ― Horace Mann
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“My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.” 
 Abraham Lincoln

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“The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books” 
― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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“Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.” 
― Abraham Lincoln

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“Sleep is good, he said, And books are better.” 
― George R.R. Martin

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“The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.” ― Joseph Joubert
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"Never judge a book by its movie."
- J.W. Eagan
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