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“What we call education and culture is for the most part nothing but the substitution of reading for experience, of literature for life, of the obsolete fictitious for the contemporary real.”
George Bernard Shaw
“A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people”
“The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.”
“Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.”
“I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.”
“If I want to be alone, some place I can write, I can read, I can pray, I can cry, I can do whatever I want - I go to the bathroom.”
“The more I read, the more I meditate; and the more I acquire, the more I am enabled to affirm that I know nothing”
“Reading - the best state yet to keep absolute loneliness at bay.”
“My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India.”
“The greatest pleasure of reading consists in re-reading.”
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