"Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting." Edmund Burke
"Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message to us from the dead, - from human souls whom we never saw, who lived perhaps thousands of miles away; and yet these, on those little sheets of paper, speak to us, teach us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers." Charles Kingsley
"Most books, like their authors, are born to die; of only a few books can it be said that death hath no dominion over them; they live, and their influence lives forever." J. Swartz
"Books are the glass of council to dress ourselves by." Bulstrode Whitlock
"Never read a book through merely because you have begun it." John Witherspoon
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