Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. —Joseph Addison

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Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.


English essayist, poet, playwright and politician.


Jogendra from Berhampur OCTOBER 2, 2016
Reading is the best hobby.

Bayo from Port-Harcourt JULY 15, 2016
And the more you exercise the mind the more effective and efficient it becomes. Genius are made not born

Lydia from New Orleans JUNE 24, 2016
My father would agree he absolutely loved books and he made sure we did also

Gary from So Cal JUNE 22, 2016
Wonderful quote!!

Elle from Palm Springs, CA JUNE 22, 2016
I am reading several books right now---zen!

All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall. —Alexandre Dumas
Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
There’s always going to be bad stuff out there. But here’s the amazing thing - light trumps darkness every time. You stick a candle into the dark, but you can’t stick the dark into the light. —Jodi Picoult
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.  —Cecil B. DeMille
If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality. —Dr. Roopleen
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do. —Edward Everett Hale
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it. —Roald Dahl
Our task must be to widen our circle of compassion, to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.  —Albert Einstein
Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end.  —John Lennon
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. —Sir Winston Churchill
I say to myself that I shall try to make my life like an open fireplace, so that people may be warmed and cheered by it and so go out themselves to warm and cheer. —George Matthew Adams
The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination. —Don Williams Jr.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. —Anaïs Nin
Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love.  —Therese of Lisieux
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.  —Mark Twain
In matters of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.  —Thomas Jefferson

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