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  • #1
    C.S. Lewis
    “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #2
    Ernest Hemingway
    “There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #3
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #4
    Cassandra Clare
    “One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”
    Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

  • #5
    Stephen King
    “Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
    Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  • #6
    Sylvia Plath
    “I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #7
    Charles William Eliot
    “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”
    Charles W. Eliot

  • #8
    Gustave Flaubert
    “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

  • #9
    George R.R. Martin
    “Sleep is good, he said, and books are better.”
    George R. R. Martin

  • #10
    Stephen King
    “Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn't carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.”
    Stephen King

  • #11
    Thomas Jefferson
    “I cannot live without books.”
    Thomas Jefferson

  • #12
    Alice Hoffman
    “Books may well be the only true magic.”
    Alice Hoffman

  • #13
    Jane Smiley
    “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”
    Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel

  • #14
    Tahereh Mafi
    “I spent my life folded between the pages of books.
    In the absence of human relationships I formed bonds with paper characters. I lived love and loss through stories threaded in history; I experienced adolescence by association. My world is one interwoven web of words, stringing limb to limb, bone to sinew, thoughts and images all together. I am a being comprised of letters, a character created by sentences, a figment of imagination formed through fiction.”
    Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me

  • #15
    Daniel Pennac
    “Reader's Bill of Rights

    1. The right to not read

    2. The right to skip pages

    3. The right to not finish

    4. The right to reread

    5. The right to read anything

    6. The right to escapism

    7. The right to read anywhere

    8. The right to browse

    9. The right to read out loud

    10. The right to not defend your tastes”
    Daniel Pennac

  • #16
    Bernard M. Baruch
    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
    Bernard M. Baruch



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