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In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public.  Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody.
   –  Oscar Wilde
[Or at least this blog, anyway!  LOL  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2016 The Window Left Open
Free Experience
2015 Reality == Perception / (Times Reported * 10)
2014 Tear Da Roof Off Da Sucka
2013 Exposed Spirits
2012 Ow-ow
2011 Focused Relatives
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A good book has no ending.
   –  R.D. Cumming
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On This Day In:
2015 Titles And Reputations
2014 Unfolding
2013 Again
2012 Needs
Damned
2011 Potter & Prejudice
Blink, Blink

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Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.
   –  Abraham Lincoln
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On This Day In:
2015 If They’re Good Enough
2014 Three…
2013 Uncle Joe’s Song
2012 Still Trying
2011 Not Deserving

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Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate.  It is not a hobby.  Those who do it must do it.
    —  Jeanette Winterson
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On This Day In:
2015 The War Lord
2014 Orange October (II) – Giants Win NLDS Game 2 In 18 Innings (2 to 1)!!
Acknowledging Doubt
2013 Fulfilled Acceptance
2012 Error Is Tolerated Here (So Far)
2011 In Defense Of Pain

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A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face…  It is one of the havens remaining where a man’s mind can get both provocation and privacy.
   —  Edward P. Morgan
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On This Day In:
2015 Bound Up
2014 Economic Engines
2013 Weren’t You Supposed To Be Reading?
Absent Friends
Where I Stand
2012 Hangin’ With His P’s
Help Save
2011 Six Facets Of Good Leadership

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If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
   –  Ralph Waldo Emerson
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On This Day In:
2015 Two Thoughts On Thinking
2014 From The Top, Please…
2013 You Are The Stars
2012 Just One??
2011 Anything But

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Beware of the person of one book.
   –  Thomas Aquinas
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On This Day In:
2015 What’s In Your Future?
2014 Light In Darkness
2013 How ‘Bout Just Obeying The Law?
2012 Or Maybe Not
2011 My Interval Is Too Short!

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