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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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Age Is Best For 4 Things

Age appears to be the best in four things – old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. Francis Bacon

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It is books that are a key to the wide world; if you can’t do anything else, read all that you can. Jane Hamilton, from “The Book of Ruth” quoted from “Reader’s Disgest”, July 1997

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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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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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