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„I think it is good that books still exist, but they do make me sleepy.“

—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993

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„Books are truer than movies.“

—  Адам Левин, The Instructions

Source: The Instructions

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„Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.“

—  Marcus Tullius Cicero Roman philosopher and statesman -106 - -43 BC

As quoted in InfoWorld https://books.google.gr/books?id=qjgEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA49&dq=, Vol. 23, No. 16, 16 April 2001, p. 49. This had been attributed previously to many other sources from 1908 on, according to this analysis https://quoteinvestigator.com/2012/10/22/world-end/ by Quote Investigator.
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