Friday, 25 January 2013

Book Quotes of the Week

"What you read when you don't have to determines what you will be when you can't help it." Oscar Wilde

"We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading." B.F. Skinner

"Read! Read all the time, the understanding will come by itself." Paul Celan

"There are books so alive that you're always afraid that while you weren't reading, the book has gone and changed, has shifted like a river; while you went on living, it went on living too, and like a river moved on and moved away. No one has stepped twice into the same river. But did anyone ever step twice into the same book?" Marina Tsvetaeva

"I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves." Anna Quindlen, “Enough Bookshelves,” New York Times, 7 August 1991

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  1. Thanks for stopping by my Mailbox Monday.

    You have some good reads coming your way.

    The City of Women is very good.

    Silver's Reviews
    My Mailbox Monday

  2. Thanks for your comment here and the one about the book club. I'm looking forward to "The City of Women" now.