Friday, 27 March 2015

Book Quotes of the Week

"The relationship of a girl and her favourite novel can be complex indeed." Andrea Cremer

"The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village." Roald Dahl, Matilda

"To read in bed is to draw around us invisible, noiseless curtains. Then at last we are in a room of our own and are ready to burrow back, back to that private life of the imagination we all led as a child and to whose secret satisfactions so many of us have mislaid the key." Clifton Fadiman

"He liked to read with the silence and the golden colour of the whiskey as his companions. He liked food, people, talk, but reading was an inexhaustible pleasure. What the joys of music were to others, words on a page were to him." James Salter, All That Is

"The great thing about a library is that it's large enough to fit the entire world inside, yet small enough to fit in your town." N.N.

[If anyone can tell me the originator of this quote, I'd be very thankful and would happily include the name.

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