I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it.
I cannot live without books.
We read to know that we are not alone.
There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.
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.
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.
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
Every reader, if he has a strong mind, reads himself into the book, and amalgamates his thoughts with those of the author.
The delights of reading impart the vivacity of youth even to old age.
What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.
When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life.
Each book was a world unto itself, and in it I took refuge.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.
Men must read for amusement as well as for knowledge.
Read in order to live.
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Some say life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
I cannot sit and think; books think for me.
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
When I got [my] library card, that was when my life began.
I even love the smell of books.
The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected.
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