Friday, 27 December 2013

Book Quotes of the Week

"Reading gives us some place to go when we have to stay where we are." Mason Cooley

"Read books. care about things. get excited. try not to be too down on yourself. enjoy the ever present game of knowing." Hank Green

"The smartest thing Shakespeare ever did was kill off Romeo and Juliet before they had to consider combining their book collections. Because, for literary-inclined star-cross’d lovers, such is a fate worse than death..." Robert Hoge, author of Ugly, considers the challenges of combining libraries. 

"Writing is like sausage making in my view; you'll all be happier in the end if you just eat the final product without knowing what's gone into it." George R.R. Martin

"When I think of all the books still left for me to read, I am certain of further happiness." Jules Renard

"It's an ancient need to be told stories. But the  story needs a great storyteller." Alan Rickman

“A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in a book, you may have your question answered. Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people - people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.” E.B. White 

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