But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33

23 Mar 2016


No two persons ever read the same book.

–Edmund Wilson
A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.
–Neil Gaiman
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
–Vera Nazarian
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.
–Josh Jameson
I would never read a book if it were possible for me to talk half an hour with the man who wrote it.
–Woodrow Wilson
Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
–P.J. O’Rourke
Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.
–Author Unknown
I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.
–Harold Kushner
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
–Haruki Murakami
There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.
–Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
–Maya Angelou
The book you don’t read won’t help.
–Jim Rohn
Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.
–John Green
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
–Gilbert K. Chesterton
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
–Gilbert K. Chesterton
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it or offer your own version in return.
–Salman Rushdie
In a good book the best is between the lines.
–Swedish Proverb
Are we not like two volumes of one book?
–Marceline Desbordes-Valmore
Keep reading books, but remember that a book is only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself.
–Maxim Gorky
It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.
–Oscar Wilde
There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.
–Marcel Proust
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
–Oscar Wilde
Beware of the person of one book.
–Thomas Aquinas
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it.
–Edward P. Morgan
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
–Oscar Wilde
The only important thing in a book is the meaning that it has for you.
–W. Somerset Maugham
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.
–Henry David Thoreau
Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself.
–Angela Carter
There’s nothing wrong with reading a book you love over and over.
–Gail Carson Levine
It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.
–C.S. Lewis
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
–George Bernard Shaw
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.
–Abraham Lincoln
I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.
–C.S. Lewis
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
–Henry Ward Beecher
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.
–William Styron
One always has a better book in one’s mind than one can manage to get onto paper.
–Michael Cunningham
I divide all readers into two classes; those who read to remember and those who read to forget.
–William Lyon Phelps
In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody.
–Oscar Wilde
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
–Joseph Brodsky
What you don’t know would make a great book.
–Sydney Smith
You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
–Paul Sweeney
I cannot sleep unless I am surrounded by books.
–Jorge Luis Borges
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
–Ezra Pound
That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.
–Amos Bronson Alcott
Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.
–Frederick Douglas

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