Quotes About Unread

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Gabriel Zaid
“The truly cultured are capable of owning thousands of unread books without losing their composure or their desire for more.”
Gabriel Zaid, So Many Books: Reading and Publishing in an Age of Abundance

Doris Lessing
“Remember that the book which bores you when you are twenty or thirty will open doors for you when you are forty or fifty-and vise versa. Don’t read a book out of its right time for you.”
Doris Lessing

Austin Kleon
“Collect books, even if you don’t plan on reading them right away. Filmmaker John Waters has said, “Nothing is more important than an unread library.”
Austin Kleon, Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

China Miéville
“The manager of my line told me, You never put anything down except to be read. Every word ever written is written to be read and if some go unread that's only chance, failure, they're like grubs that die without changing.”
China Miéville, This Census-Taker

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“It is usually unbearably painful to read a book by an author who knows way less than you do, unless the book is a novel.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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