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Reading

The dead alive and busy.
—Vaughan

Feb 182014
 

Misspellers learn from speech, mispronouncers from books.

Feb 172014
 

Only the literary cannot profit from literature.

Dec 202013
 

Too much plot shows too little respect for one’s audience, and too little shows too much.

Dec 102013
 

Many books are least likely to be read by the people who would profit most by reading them.

Nov 252013
 

If you want to keep a secret, put it in the middle of a long book.

Aug 272013
 

I have never known anyone book-smart, but book-stupid I see every day.

Jul 192013
 

Reading old books leavens our fashionable prejudices with a few unfashionable ones.