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Discovering the 'impossible' ending to a new book makes me sick with joy and relief.

There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away, nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.

It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive or who had ever been alive.

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.

I read a lot of obscure books and it is nice to open a book.

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel must be intolerably stupid.

Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.

Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book and does.

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.

All humanity is passion, without passion religion, history, novels, art, would be ineffectual.

I have no right to call myself one who knows. I was one who seeks, and I still am, but I no longer seek in the stars or in books; I'm beginning to hear the teachings of my blood pulsing within me.

Herman Hesse

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read a book of quotations.

It was not very wonderful that Catherine... should prefer cricket base ball... to books.

Every time there's a revolution it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing.

Upon books the collective education of the race depends, they are the sole instruments of registering perpetuating and transmitting thought.

He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.

We do not need to proselytise, either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study.

But I hate things all fiction... there should always be some foundation of fact for the most airy fabric - and pure invention is but the talent of a liar.

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