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Archive for October, 2011

Today’s Quote:

Alice came to a fork in the road. “Which road do I take?” she asked.

“Where do you want to go?” responded the Cheshire cat.

“I don’t know,” Alice answered.

“Then,” said the cat, “it doesn’t matter.”

~Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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Another Quote for Today:

“From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend on reading it.”

― Groucho Marx

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Today’s Quote:

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”

― Joseph Brodsky

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Today’s Quote:

“Great books are great in part because of what they ask of their readers: they are not readily encountered, easily assessed.”

― Alan Jacobs, The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction

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Today’s Quote:

“Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.”

― Edmund Burke

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Today’s Quote:

“For every book you buy, you should buy the time to read it.”

― Karl Lagerfeld

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Today’s Quote:

“The books we read help to shape who we are. Reading offers us, as children, our first independence- allowing us to travel far beyond the confines of our immediate world. Books introduce us to great figures in history, narratives that stir our spirit, fictions that tug us out of ourselves and into the lives of a thousand others, and visions of every era through which human beings have lived. And in the process of stretching who we are, books also connect us to all others- of our own or previous times- who have read what we’ve read. In the community of readers, we instantly become linked to those who share our love for specific characters or passages.

A well-composed book,’ says Caroline Gordon, ‘is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.”

― Ben Jacobs, Quotable Book Lover

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