„Nothing, in truth, has such a tendency to weaken not only the powers of invention, but the intellectual powers in general, as a habit of extensive and various reading without reflection.“

—  Dugald Stewart, Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, 1792, p. 334 (in 1829 edition https://books.google.nl/books?id=VxtSAAAAMAAJ)
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