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Books


'Classic.' A book which people praise and don't read.
Mark Twain

A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
Franz Kafka

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Mark Twain

Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.
William Hazlitt

If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators.
William Hazlitt

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
Francis Bacon

The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Voltaire

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
John Wayne

To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time to read them.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings
Heinrich Heine
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