“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.” Gustave Flaubert
"A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out. " Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
"The first book we fall in love with shapes us every bit as much as the first person we fall in love with ..." Laura Miller
"Reading is a means of thinking with another person's mind; it forces you to stretch your own." Charles Scribner Jr.
"The secret to editing your work is simple: you need to become its reader instead of its writer." Zadie Smith
"Extremists have shown what frightens them most: a girl with a book." Malala Yousafzai
"Books breed like rabbits, bookcases breed like elephants." N.N.
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