„The great authors were great readers, and one way to understand them is to read the books they read.“

Fuente: How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading

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„We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.“

—  B.F. Skinner American behaviorist 1904 - 1990

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