Quotes about reading

One can never read all the books in the world, nor travel all its roads. ...

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During those years in Stamps, I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare. He was my first white love.... it was Shakespeare w ho said, ...

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I have been required to put roots and shoots and little stems and tendrils together much as their author did, to wander discourage d and con ...

William Gass reading discipline Stein Gertrude

If over others you would leap, then in a book you must seek. ...

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To the poet as a basement quilt, but perhapsTo some reader a latticework of regrets ... ...

John Ashbery poetry poets reading regret

In books one finds golden mansions and women as beautiful as jewels. ...

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Books, gentlemen, are a species of men, and introduced to them you circulate in the "very best society" that this world can furnis h, withou ...

Herman Melville books reading

Although our productions have afforded more extensive and unaffected pleasure than those of any other literary corporation in the world, no ...

Jane Austen fiction writers and writing reading

He ate and drank the precious Words,His Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor,Nor that his frame was Dust. ...

Emily Dickinson reading

Go three days without reading and your speech will become tasteless. ...

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