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John James Ingalls
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Born: December 29, 1833

Died: August 16, 1900 (aged 66)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Bio: John James Ingalls was an American politician.

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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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