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“Keep reading books, but remember that a book is only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself.”

– Maxim Gorky

“A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it or offer your own version in return.”

– Salman RushdieSalman Rushdie

“The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.”

– John Steinbeck

“A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.”

– G.K. Chesterton

“The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book.”

– Northrop Frye

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.”

– Maya Angelou

“There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don’t see them.”

– Elie Wiesel

“Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.”

– Unknown Author

“I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.”

– Harold Kushner

“Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.”

– P.J. O’Rourke