Quotables

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Quotables

A fellow booklover in the bookstore… “In the shop window you have promptly identified the cover with the title you were looking for. Following this visual trail, you have forced your way through the shop past the thick barricade of Books You Haven’t Read, which are frowning at you from the tables and shelves, trying to cow you…And thus you… Read more

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I think I would rephrase this as “No one who loves to read…” I think that books are a fundamentally different thing – reading them, owning them – for people who love to read. “No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.” ? Charles Dickens Read more

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“Don’t join the book burners. Don’t think you’re going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don’t be afraid to go in your library and read every book…” ? Dwight D. Eisenhower Read more

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“Motherfuckers will read a book that’s one third Elvish, but put two sentences in Spanish and they [white people] think we’re taking over.” Junot Diaz, Dominican-American writer, creative writing professor, and fiction editor at Boston Review Read more