Category Archives: book

Television is Educating

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and I read a book. Groucho Marx, quoted from Reminisce magazine, October/November 2015, page 26

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Reading Books

To read a book for the first time is to make the acquaintance of a new friend; to read it a second time is to meet an old one. Selwyn Gurney Champion

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Oscar Wilde Quotes

“I have nothing to declare but my brilliance.” Oscar Wilde, after being asked what did he have to declare by a N.Y. customs agent “Men always want to be a woman’s first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: what … Continue reading

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Groucho Marx Quotes

A man is only as old as the woman he feels. Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read. Groucho Marx

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A Great Book

A great book should leave you with many experiences and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it. William Styron

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The Purpose of Books

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where … Continue reading

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Greater Blessing

I cannot think of a greater blessing than to die in one’s own bed, without warning or discomfort, on the last page of the new book that I most wanted to read. John Russell

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Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Quotes

The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted. I thank the Lord a thousand times a day that he let me become an atheist. A book is a mirror; if an ass peers into it, you can’t expect an apostle … Continue reading

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