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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
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
Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.
Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life
Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, It is too dark to read.
Groucho Marx
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, that is poetry.
Emily Dickinson
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
A. C. Grayling
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