No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
Don't join the book burners!
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
Prefer knowledge to wealth, for the one is transitory, the other perpetual.
My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
When I got [my] library card, that was when my life began.
You want weapons? We're in a library! Books! The best weapons in the world!
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul.
The more you read, the more things you will know.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me.
Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people-- people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Don't join the book burners... Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book.
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
In a library we are surrounded by many hundreds of dear friends, but they are imprisoned by an enchanter in these paper and leathern boxes.
The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think.
Evelyn: Look, I... I may not be an explorer, or an adventurer, or a treasure-seeker, or a gunfighter, Mr. O'Connell, but I am proud of what I am. Rick: And what is that? Evelyn: I... am a librarian. The Mummy (1999)
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