Friday, 12 May 2017

Book Quotes of the Week

"Let us tenderly and kindly cherish therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write." John Adams

"When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than was there before." Clifton Fadiman

"He that loves reading has everything within his reach." William Godwin

"Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow." Plato

"Usually, when people get to the end of a chapter, they close the book and go to sleep. I deliberately write a book so when the reader gets to the end of the chapter, he or she must turn one more page." Sidney Sheldon

"I like big books and I cannot lie." 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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  1. This week I choose the Clifton Fadiman quote as my favorite because that has been my experience in reading classics.

  2. I love the quotes by Clifton Fadiman. My favourite this week, William Godwin.

    Thanks for always contributing to my blog.