Quote – Approaching Life As A Creative Work

[Personal mastery] means approaching one’s life as creative work, living life from a creative as opposed to a reactive viewpoint.

— Peter M. Senge

Quote – Talk Of Great People

A great thing is a great book, but greater than all is the talk of a great [people].

–Benjamin Disraeli

Quote – A Good Book

A good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. Milton.

— John Milton

Quote – A Book May Be

A book may be as great a thing as a battle.

–Benjamin Disraeli

Quote – books worth reading once are worth reading twice

You will find that most books worth reading once are worth reading twice.

John Morley

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Quote – The habit and power of reading with reflection

The habit and power of reading with reflection, comprehension, and memory all alert and awake, does not come at once to the natural [person] any more than many other sovereign virtues.

— John Morley

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Quote – learning one gets by observation and experience

That learning which thou gettest by thy own observation and experience is far beyond that which thou gettest by precept; as the knowledge of a traveler exceeds that which is got by reading.

— Thomas à Kempis