"A book is the most effective weapon against intolerance and ignorance."--LBJ
"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them."--Joseph Brodsky
“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”—Groucho Marx"The man who does not read good books is no better than the man who can't."--Mark Twain
"Give me a man or woman who has read a thousand books and you give me an interesting companion. Give me a man or woman who has read perhaps three and you give me a dangerous enemy indeed."
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|Richard reading The Giving Tree to his class.|
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Teach the Books, Touch the Heart
By CLAIRE NEEDELL HOLLANDER
An English teacher at a public middle school in Manhattan.