Bookish Thoughts

“Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age the child is grown and puts away childish things. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies.” (Edna St. Vincent Millay)

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” (Dr. Seuss)

“A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.” (Henry Ward Beecher)

“We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth.” (John Lubbock)

“To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.” (W. Somerset Maugham)

“She reads books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.” (Annie Dillard)

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” (Ernest Hemingway)

“So many books, so little time.” (Frank Zappa)

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” (Dr. Seuss)

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” (Jane Austen)

“Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly – they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.” (Aldous Huxley – Brave New World)


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