Bibliophiles Unite

 THERE IS NOTHING LIKE HOLDING A REAL, PHYSICAL BOOK. I love the smell and feel of real books. I must admit, although I thought I would never use the e reader my kids bought me, when I realized that I could cart hundreds of books around with me that weighed only ounces, I  was hooked. HOWEVER YOU READ, HERE IS A COLLECTION OF inspirational , witty and humourous quotes about the love of books and reading.The first quote describes me!



She’d become an English major for the purest and dullest of reasons: because she loved to read. Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot


Clearly one must read every good book at least once every ten years.  C.S. Lewiscandle Marianne_Stokes_Candlemas_Day_

Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book. unknown

Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it’s a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it’s a way of making contact with someone else’s imagination after a day that’s all too real.

  Nora Ephron, I Feel Bad About My NeckReading

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one. George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as the latter.  Paxton Hood

280d21981386313208f180526ceede01If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads. Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. Haruki Murakami


There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don’t see them. Elie Wiesel


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

The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book. Northrop Frye


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