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“Why is marking a book indespensible to reading it?”

“Why is marking a book indespensible to reading it? First, it keeps you awake — not merely conscious, but wide awake. Second, reading, if it is active, is thinking, and thinking tends to express itself in wordes, spoken or written…Third, writing your reactions down helps you to remember the thoughts of the author…Marking a book […]

“It is always in season for old men to learn.” Aeschylus, Agamemnon

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“Reading maketh a full man.” Francis Bacon, Of Studies

Quotation of the Week

“You will be surprised what psychological motivation there is in your having physical possession of the books you plan to read.” Norman Lewis, How to Read Better and Faster

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