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Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.
There are 11 days until International Children's Book Day, sunday 2 april.
Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.Rate this quote: Send
I would sooner read a time-table or a catalogue than nothing at all. They are much more entertaining than half the novels that are written.Rate this quote: Send
But I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me and I can't stand it. I been there before.
It was actually books that started to make those pockets of freedom, which I hadn't otherwise experienced. I do see them as talismans, as sacred objects. I see them as something that will protect me, I suppose, that will save me from things that I feel are threatening.Rate this quote: Send
Would a writer know how to behave himself with relation to posterity, let him consider in old books what he finds that he is glad to know, and what omissions he most laments.Rate this quote: Send
All responsible writers, to some degree, have become involuntary criers of doom, because doom is in the wind; but science fiction writers more so, since science fiction has always been a protest medium.Rate this quote: Send
No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.Rate this quote: Send
Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.Rate this quote: Send
Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence, which has for over one hundred years been devoted to the radiant ideals of goodness and justice.Rate this quote: Send
It was in Zipaquirà. I had nothing to do and, to avoid getting bored I'd hole up at the school library, where they had the Aldeana collection. I read the whole thing!Rate this quote: Send