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A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
Washington Irving
There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.
Christopher Morley, The Haunted Bookshop
It is very risky. But each time a child opens a book, he pushes open the gate that separates him from Elsewhere.
Lois Lowry
When it was dark, you always carried the sun in your hand for me.
Sean O’Casey, Juno and the Paycock
The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.
Elie Wiesel
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Maya Angelou
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
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Oscar Wilde
We read to know we are not alone.
C. S. Lewis
Books swept me away, this way and that, one after the other; I made endless vows according to their lights for I believed them
Annie Dillard
All The Secrets of the Universe
“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 William Eliot