Everyday Tidbits...

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"The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid." — Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

"The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as an Egyptian king wrote over his library,'The medicines of the soul.'" --Oliver Wendell Holmes

"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read"-- Mark Twain

"I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library." --Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

"I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.--Jorge Luise Borges

"It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between."--C.S. Lewis

"An English major studies merely language and literature.  Language makes possible all civilization.  Literature reflects all human life...merely." --Unknown