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Remember Google Reader? There are lots of dead projects in the Google Cemetery. But in my opinion, Google Reader is the one Google product that was killed not for being useless and unpopular but for evil corporate empire reasons. Basically, it was bad for the advertisers.

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He believed that it was not only in Scripture but in the history of his own people and the stories of holy lives that the handwriting of God could be discerned. Reading this handwriting was his own path to sanctity. He is an inspiration to all who follow that path.

— St. Bede the Venerable, Doctor of the Church, in All Saints (1997) by Robert Ellsberg

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“Even when reading is impossible, the presence of books acquired produces such an ecstasy that the buying of more books than one can read is nothing less than the soul reaching towards infinity... We cherish books even if unread, their mere presence exudes comfort, their ready access reassurance.”

— Alfred Edward Newton, American author, publisher, and avid book collector

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