Friday, 29 March 2013

Book Quotes of the Week

"The purpose of a writer is to make revolution irresistible.” Toni Cade Bambara

"Libraries are not a destination. They are the transportation. The Grand Central Station of every great city and town." N.N.

“The oldest books are still only just out to those who have not read them.” Samuel Butler

"My mother and my father were illiterate immigrants from Russia. When I was a child they were constantly amazed that I could go to a building and take a book on any subject. They couldn't believe this access to knowledge we have here in America. They couldn't believe that it was free." Kirk Douglas * Aren't we lucky???

"Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." G.K. Chesterton

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  1. Marianne, just letting you know that you are in my Featured Book Blog sidebar for April on Carole's Chatter. Have a great week.

  2. Wonderful quotes to inspire us to read more! Thank you for sharing. New follower!
    Happy Reading,
    Rebecca @ The Key to the Gate

  3. Thank you, Carole. What an honour. I started this blog for myself and some of my friends but am very happy where it is going. It's wonderful to be able to exchange my views about books with people all around the world.

    Rebecca, thank you for being a new follower. I have just browsed through your blog and reciprocated. I especially love your Top 10 Books you recommend. I haven't read all of them but those that I did read I really loved. I'm looking forward to a great exchange.

    I love sharing book quotes, they seem to come from everywhere. :-D