Sunday, 11 August 2013

Book Quotes of the Week

"At one magical instant in your early childhood, the page of a book - that string of confused, alien ciphers - shivered into meaning. Words spoke to you, gave up their secrets; at that moment, whole universes opened. You became, irrevocably, a reader." Alberto Manguel

"The library is the temple of learning and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history." Carl T. Rowan

"There are worse crimes than burning books.  One of them is not reading them." Joseph Brodsky

“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.” Jane Smiley

"It’s us the readers who bring the text to life with our viewpoint." N.N.

"I always read. You know how sharks have to keep swimming or they die? I'm like that. If I stop reading, I die." Patrick Rothfuss

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  1. I'm with Patrick Rothfuss, I have to read, it is like breathing to me.

  2. Same here, don't know what I'd do without my books.