Quotes of the Day for 5 April 2001 – Reading
For keeping up with technology and business, as well as for pleasure, I wish I had more time for Reading. I'm not sure how to arrange that, but I can arrange a few quotes on the subject.
Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.
- Benjamin Franklin
Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life.
- Charles Scribner, Jr.
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
- Elizabeth Hardwick
Every man has one thing he can do better than anyone else - and usually it's reading his own handwriting.
- G. Norman Collie
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