From Presidents to authors to comedians – the verdict is in on the power of reading!
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
– Mark Twain
“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.”
– Harry S. Truman
“A man is known by the books he reads.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.”
– Victor Hugo
“Outside of a dog a book is a man’s best friend, inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”
“A capacity, and taste, for reading, gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. It is the key, or one of the keys, to the already solved problems. And not only so. It gives a relish, and facility, for successfully pursuing the [yet] unsolved ones.”
– Abraham Lincoln
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