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Quotes About Aliteracy

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Jane Austen
“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
Jane Austen

Mark Twain
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
Mark Twain

Anne Rice
“Give me a man or woman who has read a thousand books and you give me an interesting companion. Give me a man or woman who has read perhaps three and you give me a very dangerous enemy indeed.”
Anne Rice, The Witching Hour

Oscar Wilde
“In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody.”
Oscar Wilde

Libba Bray
“May I suggest that you all read? And often. Believe me, it's nice to have something to talk about other than the weather and the Queen's health. Your mind is not a cage. It's a garden. And it requires cultivating.”
Libba Bray, A Great and Terrible Beauty

Ambeth R. Ocampo
“School made us 'literate' but did not teach us to read for pleasure.”
Ambeth R. Ocampo

Nicole Peeler
“I blinked at her, suddenly loathing her to the depths of my soul. Not only was she probably rather evil, and definitely thoroughly unpleasant, but she also didn't read.”
Nicole Peeler

John Irving
“wherever the TV glows, there sits someone who isn't reading.”
John Irving

Mark Twain
“Choosing not to read is like closing an open door to paradise”
Mark Twain

Hilda van Stockum
“She thought it must be a lonely life for a boy who hated books.”
Hilda van Stockum, The Borrowed House

Mark Twain
“Those who don't read good books have no advantage over those who can't.”
Mark Twain

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