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The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.

Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides, and in this respect it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.

Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius is above all force.

A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.

If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.

If I have not read a book before it is for all intents and purposes new to me whether it was printed yesterday or three hundred years ago.

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.

This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.

Ideally a book would have no order to it and the reader would have to discover his own.

Words are the voice of the heart

If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.

From your parents you learn love, and laughter, and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened, you discover that you have wings.

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

How pleasant it is to spend an evening in this way! I declare, after all, there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book!

I can't bear art that you can walk round and admire. A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd.

I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake on page 850.

Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.

I read the book of Job last night I don't think God comes out well in it.

It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me I know that is poetry.

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