Libraries Books And Reading Quotes by Maya Angelou, Desiderius Erasmus, William Lyon Phelps, Edmund Burke, Mortimer Adler, Harper Lee and many others.
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.
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that.
Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
When I got [my] library card, that was when my life began.
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
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)
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
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.
You want weapons? We’re in a library! Books! The best weapons in the world!
More people should use their library.