"The time to read is any time: no apparatus, no appointment of time and place, is necessary. It is the only art which can be practised at any hour of the day or night, whenever the time and inclination comes, that is your time for reading; in joy or sorrow, health or illness." Holbrook Jackson
"I learned to write by reading the kind of books I wished I’d written." Barbara Kingsolver
"How vast an estate it is that we came into as the intellectual heirs of all the watchers and searchers and thinkers and singers of the generations that are dead! What a heritage of stored wealth! What perishing poverty of mind we should be left in without it!" J.N. Larned
"Education is the best gift you could ever receive, because once you have it, no one can ever take it from you." William Arthur Lewis
"Who shall silence all the airs and madrigals that whisper softness in chambers?" John Milton
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