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Today’s Quote:

In keeping with  Banned Books Week, here’s another great quote to keep in mind regarding censorship: “Everyone is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people’s idea of it is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone else says anything back, that is an outrage.”  – Winston Churchill

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Today’s Quote:

This week is Banned Book Week…with this in mind here’s one of my favorite quotes on censorship: “In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. The source of better ideas is wisdom.”

– Alfred Whitney Griswold, Essays on Education

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Today’s Quote:

On Happiness:

“Well,” said Pooh, “what I like best,” and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called.  – A.A. Milne

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Today’s Quote:

 “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

― Maya Angelou

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“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.”

— Jacqueline Kennedy

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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, I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

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Today’s Quotes:

“Virtue is the finest ornament of knowledge, and knowledge is the finest ornament of virtue.”

“Be not concerned that you are not known, but seek only to be worthy to be known.”

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