Reading

BOOKS to the reading child, are so much more than books – they are dreams and knowledge, they are a future, and a past.   Esther Meynell

A book is like a GARDEN carried in the pocket.  Chinese proverb

If you don’t have the time to READ, you don’t have the time or the tools to WRITE. Stephen King

READING is a basic tool in the living of a good life.   Mortimer J. Adler

A LIBRARY is a HOSPITAL for the mind. Anonymous

READING is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Joseph Addison

A BOOK is a garden, an orchard, a storeroom, a party, a company, by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.   Henry Ward Beecher

The man who DOESN’T read good books has no advantage over the man who CAN’T read them.                 Mark Twain

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.   Daniel J. Boorstin

Read, read, read. William Faulkner

To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.   Edmund Burke

Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. Emilie Buchwald

The OLDEST BOOKS are still only just out to those who have not read them.  Samuel Butler

BEWARE of the man of one book. Anonymous

You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. Ray Bradbury

The greatest gift is a PASSION for reading. Elizabeth Hardwick

READING is a discount ticket to everywhere.   Mary Schmich

BOOKS The internet for people who can pay attention. From Pieces of Flair

The flood of print has turned reading into a process of gulping rather than savoring. Warren Chappel

Outside a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside a dog, it’s too dark to read.   Groucho Marx

I divide all readers into two classes: Those who read to remember and those who read to forget.   William Phelps

BOOKS had instant replay long before televised sports. Bert Williams

A LIBRARY should be like a pair of open arms.    Roger Rosenblatt

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader. W. Fusselman

BOOKS – the children of the brain.   Jonathan Swift

What is reading, but silent conversation.   Walter Savage Landor

If you can read this, THANK a teacher.   Anonymous Teacher

FICTION reveals truth that REALITY obscures.  Jessamyn West

It is with books as with men -a very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude. Voltaire

A GOOD BOOK is the best of friends, the same today and forever.   Martin Farquhar Tupper

Only a generation of readers will span a generation of writers. Steven Spielberg

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.   Dr. Seuss

A library is THOUGHT in cold storage. Herbert Samuel

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.   Richard McKenna

I must say that I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and . . . read a BOOK.   Groucho Marx

READING gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. Mason Cooley

One good book deserves another.

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