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

I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it I get up.

Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed.

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.

People who read the tabloids deserve to be lied to.

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

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.

It's good to know how to read, but it's dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you're reading.

If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading, or do things worth writing.

Every book is a quotation, and every house is a quotation out of all forests and mines and stone quarries, and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.

This is the sixth book I've written which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two.

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading I must finish by acting.

To a poet silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one.

When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects 'This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know' the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motives.

Authors have established it as a kind of rule that a man ought to be dull sometimes, as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding-places in a voluminous writer.

A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins.

Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women, and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man and these lead him constantly into danger.

It is always the unreadable that occurs.

How well he's read to reason against reading!

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