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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.

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The quotes:

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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