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T. S. Eliot
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Born: September 26, 1888

Died: January 4, 1965 (aged 76)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet, dramatist

Bio: Thomas Stearns Eliot was a publisher, playwright, literary and social critic and arguably the most important English-language poet of the 20th century. Although he was born an American, he moved to the United Kingdom in 1914 and was naturalised as a British subject in 1927 at age 39.

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A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them. It is wrong to his family. Children learn to read by being in the presence of books. The love of knowledge comes with reading and grows upon it. And the love of knowledge, in a young mind, is almost a warrant against the inferior excitement of passions and vices.

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