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«Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to»
«Age appears to be best in four things, - old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read»
«In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read for your own satisfaction, but not name them.»
«Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons»
«It is chiefly through books that we enjoy the communion with superior minds... In the best books, authors talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. God be thanked for books.»
«Authors, like coins, grow dear as they grow old:It is the rust we value, not the gold.»
«Authors and actors and artists and such - Never know nothing, and never know much»
«How many crimes committed merely because their authors could not endure being wrong!»
«I feel a kind of reverence for the first books of young authors. There is so much aspiration in them, so much audacious hope and trembling fear, so much of the heart's history, that all errors and shortcomings are for a while lost sight of in the amiable self assertion of youth.»
«It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. The quotations, when engraved upon the memory, give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.»