Thursday, 6 June 2013

Book Quotes of the Week

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"Stories are one thing that will be constant in life. Whether told, written, reenacted they are a fundamental part of human nature." Jessica Shirvington

"Keep reading. It's one of the most marvelous adventures that anyone can have." Lloyd Alexander

"So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install a lovely bookshelf on the wall." Roald Dahl

"The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn't know how to read." Benjamin Franklin

"And when you love a book, commit one glorious sentence of it - perhaps your favorite sentence - to memory. That way you won't forget the language of the story that moved you to tears." John Irving, In One Person

"Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time." E.P. Whipple

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  1. Thanks for the list of series books. That must have taken a lot of time....thank you.

    Silver's Reviews

  2. Hi Marianne, good quotes as always - the Dahl one has a typo in it - "through" should be "throw". Cheers

  3. You're welcome, Elizabeth. Didn't take very long at all, I have all my blog entries in a word document, so can find everything very fast. I hope it contributes to your list.

    Thank you, Carole, for pointing out the erro. I corrected it right away. Very much appreciated. I hate keeping those kind of typos in anything I have written.