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”A man ought to read just as inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good.” — Samuel Johnson
I’m sure there are many other excellent quotations on the virtues of reading. Share, please?
 
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I am usually wary of any quotations attributed to Groucho Marx but, as far as I have been able to find out, this one, give or take a word choice, seems genuine.

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book


"No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money." Samuel Johnson.
 
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“I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.” Woody Allen
 
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“La lecture nous donne des amis inconnus… " - Honoré de Balzac
Reading brings us unknown friends…
 
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"We read to know that we are not alone."
C.S. Lewis
 
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"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." Dr. Seuss

How true.
 
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“The man who does not read has no advantage over a man who cannot read” – Mark Twain
 
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Lord Polonius: What do you read, my lord?
Hamlet: Words, words, words.
 
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"There is no friend as loyal as a book."
~ Ernest Hemingway
 
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