|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|And better had they neer been born,|
Who read to doubt or read to scorn. Walter Scott.
|By reading a man antedates his life and makes himself contemporary with ages past. Collier.|| 2|
|He that can read and meditate will not find his evenings long or life tedious.|| 3|
|Read and you will know. Mother of Sir William Jones.|| 4|
|Reading between the lines.|| 5|
|Reading maketh a full man, conversation a ready man, and writing an exact man. Bacon.|| 6|