Public Domain : Reading

“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.” ― Gustave Flaubert

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“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” ― Ray Bradbury

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“Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly — they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.” ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

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“I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel… is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin

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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.” ― Charles Baudelaire

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