Holbrook Jackson Quotes

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Holbrook Jackson Quotes

Books are never out of humour; never envious or jealous, they answer all questions with readiness; ... they teach us how to live and how to die; they dispel melancholy by their mirth, and amuse by their wit; they prepare the soul to suffer everything and desire nothing; they introduce us to ourselves.
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A mother never realizes that her children are no longer children.

— Holbrook Jackson

The time to read is any time: no apparatus, no appointment of time and place, is necessary. It is the only art which can be practiced at any hour of the day or night, whenever the time and inclination comes, that is your time for reading; in joy or sorrow, health or illness.

— Holbrook Jackson

The poor are the only consistent altruists; they sell all they have and give it to the rich.

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Happiness is a form of courage.

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Books worth reading are worth re-reading.

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Be contented, when you have got all you want.

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We are more inclined to regret our virtues than our vices; but only the very honest will admit this.

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The better the book the more room for the reader.

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The great revolution of the future will be Nature's revolt against man.

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The possession of a great many things, even the best of things, tends to blind one to the real value of anything.

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Genius is intuition on fire.

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When in doubt, risk it

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