Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.
My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.
Reading... a vacation for the mind....
You must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Every reader should remember the diffidence of Socrates, and repair by his candour the injuries of time: he should impute the seeming defects of his author to some chasm of intelligence, and suppose that the sense which is now weak was once forcible
I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it.
The wise man reads both books and life itself.
I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.
Tell me what you read and I'll tell you who you are is true enough, but I'd know you better if you told me what you reread.
Each book was a world unto itself, and in it I took refuge.
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.
The art of reading is to skip judiciously. Whole libraries may be skipped in these days, when we have the results of them in our modern culture without going over the ground again.
I love books, by the way, way more than movies. Movies tell you what to think. A good book lets you choose a few thoughts for yourself.
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookcase on the wall.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
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