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"A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking."  (Jerry Seinfeld)

"A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read."  (Mark Twain)

"A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone."  (Jo Godwin)

"From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it."  (Groucho Marx)

"I never read, I just looked at pictures."  (Andy Warhol)

"If with the literate I am / I am Impelled to try an epigram / I never seek to take the credit / We all assume that Oscar said it."  (Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, US writer)

"One glance at a bookand you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time."  (Carl Sagan, Cosmos)

"Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book. No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books."  (Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, 1904-1991)

"The institution of writing and reading serious novels is like a grand old Middle American city gutted and drained by superhighways. Ringing the depressed inner city of serious work are prosperous clonal suburbs of mass entertainments: techno and legal thrillers, novels of sex and vampires, of murder and mysticism."  (Jonathan Franzen)

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