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From the monthly archives: September 2013

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George Washington Cable


For summer there, bear in mind, is a loitering gossip, that only begins to talk of leaving when September rises to go.

Percy Bysshe Shelley


There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Every burned book enlightens the world.

Benjamin Franklin

Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.

Lyndon Bains Johnson

Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance.

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

Daniel Pennac

Reader's Bill of Rights

1. The right to not read 

2. The right to skip pages 

3. The right to not finish 

4. The right to reread 

5. The right to read anything 

6. The right to escapism 

7. The right to read anywhere 

8. The right to browse 

9. The right to read out loud 

10. The right to not defend your tastes.

Gustave Flaubert

Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.

Omar Khayyam

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

William Ewart Gladstone

We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power.  Then will our world know the blessings of peace. 
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