Posts Tagged With: books

A CHILD’S MIND IS LIKE CLAY

 

“To learn to read is to light a fire.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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THE BEAUTY OF A BOOK

 

“A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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IMMORTALITY

 

“A book is the only immortality.”

 

~ Rufus Choate ~

 

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THE VIEW FROM HERE WITH FRINGE

 

“What if when you die, they ask “How was heaven?”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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TOO MANY BOOKS

 

“Psychopathia librorum….
I surround myself with the printed word.”

 

~ Sven Birkerts ~

 

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THE BEAUTY OF BOOKS

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

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POUR L’AMOUR DES LIVRES

 

It is what you read
when you don’t have to
that determines what you will be
when you can’t help it.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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LE LIVRE

 

It is what you read when you don’t have to
that determines what you will be
when you can’t help it.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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SO MANY BOOKS

 

Good friends, good books
and a sleepy conscience:
this is the ideal life.”

 

~ Mark Twain ~

 

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THE NEXT THING

 

“Dort wo man Bücher verbrennt,
verbrennt man auch am Ende Menschen.”
“Where they burn books,
in the end they will also burn people.”

 

~ Heinrich Heine ~

 

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