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Langston Hughes
“Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.”
Langston Hughes

Richard Llewellyn
“O, there is lovely to feel a book, a good book, firm in the hand, for its fatness holds rich promise, and you are hot inside to think of good hours to come.”
Richard Llewellyn, How Green Was My Valley

Charles William Eliot
“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”
Charles W. Eliot

Sinclair Lewis
“We'd get sick on too many cookies, but ever so much sicker on no cookies at all.”
Sinclair Lewis

Augustine of Hippo
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”
St. Augustine

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