Libraries Books And Reading Quotes

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,

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.
Maya Angelou
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
Desiderius Erasmus
I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget.
William Lyon Phelps
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Edmund Burke
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
Mortimer Adler
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.
Harper Lee
Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.
Edwin Percy Whipple
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When I got [my] library card, that was when my life began.
Rita Mae Brown
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
James Russell Lowell
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
Mary Wortley Montagu
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
Emily Dickinson
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)
Max Allan Collins
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
Henry Ward Beecher
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.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You want weapons? We’re in a library! Books! The best weapons in the world!
Steven Moffat
More people should use their library.
Regis Philbin