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Books And Reading Quotes

Mark Twain
Four years at West Point and plenty of books and schooling will learn a man a great deal, It won't learn him the river.
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It's clear to me that there is no good reason for many philosophy books to sound as complicated as they do.
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George Carlin
I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "Where's the self-help section?" She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose
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Groucho Marx
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
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And Michael likes to read a lot. People don't realize that about him but he reads a number of books per week and he's fascinated just about every subject.
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Oscar Wilde
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
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Mark Twain
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
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I think the image I had in my head from the book -- they've captured it.
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Bobby Seale
Marxist-Leninism per se was really a latter development: not until 1968 that we really considered the Red Book required reading.
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Brewster Kahle
Other projects talk about snippets. We don't talk about snippets. We talk about books.
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We had good earnings and we have a lot of projects on the books and plan to significantly improve the refinery to make it more efficient and more profitable.
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We put together this 25-page book of essentially our ideas on how we would go about doing the project, and we submitted that to the Department of Energy.
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Brewster Kahle
Social networks, search engines and things yet invented are critical as we bring millions of movies, books and musical recordings online.
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Chuck Palahniuk
That old saying, how you always hurt the one you love, well, it works both ways
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Elvis Presley
When I was a child I was a dreamer. I read comic books, and I was the hero of the comic book. I saw movies, and I was the hero in the movie. So every dream I have ever dreamed has come true a thousand times.
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Graham Greene
A movie is not a book. If the source material is a book, you cannot be too respectful of the book. All you owe to the book is the spirit.
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John LeCarre
Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes.
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Francis Collins
It's a huge deal. We now have the instruction book of our closest relative.
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Ray Bradbury
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
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Mark Twain
A big leather-bound volume makes an ideal razor strap. A thin book is useful to stick under a table with a broken caster to steady it. A large, flat atlas can be used to cover a window with a broken pane. And a thick, old-fashioned heavy book with a clasp is the finest thing in the world to throw at a noisy cat.
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Carl Erskine
[Two other books I recommend are] What I Learned from Jackie Robinson ... Voices of Summer.
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Equally, we have taken the prudent step to book the Millennium Stadium.
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We need to sell 10 books a day from every machine to make them profitable. Vending machines aren't going to outshine traditional bookshops.
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Paradise can be found on the back of horses, in books and between the breasts of women.
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Brooks Robinson
Fifty years from now I'll be just three inches of type in a record book.
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Brooks Robinson
Was it a fact? ... Or just a great new story about a celebrity that might help sell books?
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The megaselling books by celebrities are not so much books as products.
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Francis Bacon
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages of books, and the like, we do save and recover somewhat from the deluge of time
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Walt Disney
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island.
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Saint Augustine
The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
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