Stealth Readers

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So many books, so little time. - Frank Zappa

Beware the man of a single book. - Bertrand Russell

You live several lives while reading. - William Styron

There is no friend as loyal as a book. - Ernest Hemingway

Are we not like two volumes of one book? - Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. - Douglas Adams

A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. - Unknown

Anybody who doesn't like this book is healthy. - Groucho Marx

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. - Joseph Addison

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. - Zora Neale Hurston

Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides. - Rita Mae Brown

Oh, that sound? I'm in the hot tub, reading a novel. - Jane Smiley

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. - Albert Einstein

To be haunted is to glimpse a truth that might best be hidden. - James Herbert

If pregnancy were a book, they would cut the last two chapters. - Nora Ephron

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. - Jorge Luis Borges

Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished. - Sir Francis Bacon

In some areas I am more noted for reading then I am for cookies. - Wally Amos

Books should be tried by a judge and jury as though they were crimes. - Samuel Butler

Don't judge a book by its cover 'til you've read the book. - Jamie Lee Curtis

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. - Benjamin Franklin

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the Doctor's book. - Irish Proverb

Books are no different from goats - they enjoy an afternoon out on the lawn. - Kate Bernheimer

Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book, and does. - Groucho Marx

There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself. - Dwight L. Moody

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day. - Thornton Wilder

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw

Like the Good Book says, "Let him who is without sin be the rolling stone." - Archie Bunker

If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it? - Bette Midler

Everybody does have a book in them, but in most cases that's where it should stay. - Christopher Hitchens

It's not the cost of the book. It's what it may cost you not to buy and read it. - Jim Rohn

Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes. - John Le Carre

The most important part of a story is the ending. No one reads a book to get to the middle. - Mickey Spillane

I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn. - Robert Frost

All the days ordained for me
Were written in your book
Before one of them came to be. - Psalms 139:16

I am not afraid that the book will be controversial, I'm afraid it will not be controversial. - Flannery O'Connor

The illusion that the times that were are better than those that are has probably pervaded all ages. - Horace Greeley

It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude. - Voltaire

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. - Haruki Murakami

When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before. - Clifton Fadiman


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24-Feb-2018