"Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow…" Lawrence Clark Powell
"Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it." Fyodor Dostoevsky
"Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking." Edward Gibbon
"You can travel the world and never leave your chair when you read a book." Sherry K. Plummer
"This nice and subtle happiness of reading, this joy not chilled by age, this polite and unpunished vice, this selfish, serene life-long intoxication." Logan Pearsall Smith
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