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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain our miracles and reveal new ones. The at present unutterable things we may find somewhere uttered.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
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    There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    All the world knows me in my book, and may book in me.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    For this reason the Bible is a book of eternal and effective power; because, as long as the world lasts, no one will say: I comprehend it in the whole and understand it in the particular. Rather we must modestly say it on the whole it is venerable, and in the particular practical.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    It is most important that we should keep in this country a certain leisured class. I am of the opinion of the ancient Jewish book which says ''there is no wisdom without leisure.''
  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
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    The English Bible - a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Theologians always try to turn the Bible into a book without common sense.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    't Is pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print; I a book's a book, although there's nothing in't.
    Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers
  • Candace Camp
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    'The Marrying Season' is the final book in the 'Legend of St. Dwynwen' series, and in each of the three books, a small village church in the Cotswolds plays a significant role.
  • 'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print. A book's a book, although there's nothing in 't.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print; A book's a book, although there's nothing in it.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    A book is a mirror: If an ass peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to look out.
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