„All the reading she had done had given her a view of life that they had never seen.“

—  Roald Dahl, book Matilda

Source: Matilda

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British novelist, short story writer, poet, fighter pilot a… 1916 - 1990

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„She had her addictions and one of them was reading.“

—  Jeannette Walls, book The Glass Castle

Source: The Glass Castle

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„He never wanted to be away from her. She had the spark of life.“

—  Alice Munro Canadian novelist 1931

Source: Away from Her

„Her life, except for reading, had been dull—but it had not been in vain.“

—  Fredric Brown, book The Mind Thing

Source: The Mind Thing (1961), Chapter 20 (p. 570)

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„He had waked her; he had given her what she lacked, and what few men could have given her: the sense of peril, which is the root of love.“

—  Ursula K. Le Guin American writer 1929 - 2018

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„He had given her too much. He had given her everything.“

—  Trudi Canavan, book The High Lord

Source: The High Lord

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