"While thought exists, words are alive and literature becomes an escape, not from, but into living." Cyril Connolly
"As novels became more prominent during the 1700s, society and the media grew increasingly concerned that young people spent too much time reading books. They even went so far as to call it 'reading rage,' 'reading fever,' 'reading mania,' and 'reading lust.'" History Today
"Librarians are subversive. You think they're just sitting there at the desk, all quiet and everything. They're like plotting the revolution, man. I wouldn't mess with them." Michael Moore
"I did realize, as do you, how blessed I was to know bookjoy, the private pleasure of savoring text." Pat Mora
"Bookish Problem: You actually have to step back, take a moment, and admire your bookshelves every time you add a new book." 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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