"I can study my books at any time, for they are always disengaged." (Mihi omne tempus est ad meus libros vacuum, numquam enim sunt illi occupati.) Cicero "De re publica"
"There are different rules for reading, for thinking, and for talking. Writing blends all three of them." Mason Cooley
"When a farmer dies who knows the land and the story of the people working it, when a wise man dies, who knows how to read the moon and the sun, the wind and the flight of the birds, ... not just one man dies. It's a whole library that dies." Dario Fo
"The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure." Sydney Harris
"You have to remember that it is impossible to commit a crime while reading a book." John Waters
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