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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.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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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
    Lord George Byron
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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
    Lord George Byron
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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
    Henry Ward Beecher
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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.
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