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    Mark Twain
    “When I am king they shall not have bread and shelter only, but also teachings out of books, for a full belly is little worth where the mind is starved.”
    Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper

  • #2
    Rex Stout
    “Wolfe shook his head. "No. Only that afternoon. If we had to argue that it is not credible that it was left in the cupboard for an extended period, just for anyone to use, but we don't have to. The bottle in that cupboard contained good iodine at four o'clock that afternoon."
    Cramer growled. Daniel demanded, "How do you know that?"
    "Because it was used at that hour. By Archie. He tripped on an alligator and scratched his hand.”
    Rex Stout, Black Orchids
    tags: humor

  • #3
    Jane Austen
    “An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do.”
    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

  • #4
    Rex Stout
    “No man was ever taken to hell by a woman unless he already had a ticket in his pocket or at least had been fooling around with timetables.”
    Rex Stout, Some Buried Caesar

  • #5
    Mark Twain
    “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
    Mark Twain