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Theodore Roosevelt, enjoying the great outdoors with a book.

“I am a part of everything that I have read.”
-Theodore Roosevelt

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing."- Benjamin Franklin, painting by David Martin, 1767

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”
– Benjamin Franklin, painting by David Martin, 1767

There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.- Will Rogers

“There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.”
– Will Rogers

“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.”- Harry Truman

“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.”
– Harry Truman

Mark Twain in a color chromograph on December 21, 1908. Credit: Alvin Langdon Coburn

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read.”
and
“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”
– Mark Twain, in a color chromograph on December 21, 1908. Credit: Alvin Langdon Coburn

"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them."- Ray Bradbury

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”
– Ray Bradbury

"From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it."and""- Groucho Marx

“From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it.”
and
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
– Groucho Marx

“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.”
– Jacqueline Kennedy

"Reading isn't good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn't hit home runs. So I gave up reading."- Babe Ruth

“Reading isn’t good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn’t hit home runs. So I gave up reading.”
– Babe Ruth

“A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.”- Abraham Lincoln, shown here reading the Bible to his son, Tad

“A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.”
– Abraham Lincoln, shown here reading the Bible to his son, Tad.
Photo by Anthony Berger, 1864.

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