Friday, 25 October 2013

Book Quotes of the Week

"The best moments in reading are when you come across something - a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things - which you had thought special and particular to you. And now, here it is, set down by someone else, a person you have never met, someone even who is long dead. And it is as if a hand has come out, and taken yours!” Alan Bennett 

"One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have to power to change us." Cassandra Clare 

“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” Confucius 

“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.” Madeleine L'Engle 

"A book should serve as the axe for the frozen sea within us." Franz Kafka 

“Clearly one must read every good book at least once every ten years.” C.S. Lewis 

"The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame." Oscar Wilde 

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