Friday, 10 May 2013

Book Quotes of the Week

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"That I can read and be happy while I am reading, is a great blessing." Anthony Trollope

"Books are keys to wisdom's treasure. Books are gates to lands of pleasure. Books are paths that upward lead, Books are friends: come let us read." Emilie Poulsson 

"Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one's own self." Franz Kafka 

"It's better to have your nose in a book than in someone else's business." Adam Stanley

"Books are the carriers of civilization ... They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind. Books are humanity in print." Barbara W. Tuchman

"A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few sources of information left that is served up without the silent black noise of a headline, the doomy hullabaloo of a commercial. It is one of the few havens remaining where a person's mind can get both provocation and privacy." - Edward P. Morgan

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  1. Marianne, liked this selection of booky quotes. Hope you are having a good weekend.

  2. Thank you, Carole. I love book quotes, especially if they represent my kind of thinking. Which they do quite often.