As we expand our knowledge of good books, we shrink the circle of men whose company we appreciate.
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
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In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
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In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.
Good books don't give up all their secrets at once.
I don't believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.
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