Words of Wisdom on Reading
A book is a gift you can open time and time again.
The person who does not read good books has no advantage over the person
who can't read them.
You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for
two things, the people you meet and the books you read.
The more that you read,
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
Books had instant replay long before televised sports.
A library is a hospital for the mind.
When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power
of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense
of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did
when I was young.
I've traveled the world twice over,
Beware of the man of one book.
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully
furnishes a house.
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading
When I got [my] library card, that was when my life began.
Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place
we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days
is a collection of books.
All that Mankind has done, thought, gained or been―it is lying
as in magic preservation in the pages of books.
The best effect of any book is that it excites the reader to self activity.
There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of
It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good
books which are your very own.
To read is to empower
Read, read, read.
The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one
Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.
The libraries have become my candy store.
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people
who think decorating
Everything you need for better future and success has already been written.
And guess what?
A great book should leave you with many experiences and slightly exhausted
at the end.
No matter how busy you may think you are,
Good children's literature appeals not only to the child in the adult,
but to the adult in the child.
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