I never understood people who don’t have bookshelves
Who are we, who is each one of us if not a combinatoria of experiences, information, books we have read, things we have imagined? Each life is an encyclopedia, a library, an inventory of objects, a series of styles, and everything can be constantly shuffled and reordered in every way conceivable.
If a book doesn’t inspire you to read more, it was not worth read.
The most comfortable place for a tired mind is in the lap of a book.
Learn to handle books, you will learn how to enjoy life.
There was a table laid with jellies and trifles, with a party hat beside each place, and a birthday cake with seven candles on it in the center of the table. The cake had a book drawn on it, in icing. My mother, who had organized the party, told me that the lady at the...
I wish I could remember the moment when I was a kid and I discovered that the letters linked into words, and that the words linked to real things. What a revelation that must have been. We don’t have the words for it, since we hadn’t yet learned the words. It must have been astonishing,...
Readers are the glue that binds the books together.
I am a reader, not because I don’t have a life, but because I choose to have many.
If a book is worth reading, it will most probably be worth reading twice.
I am lost in the world of books. So many books to read.
Once you read a classic, you will start loving even the smell of the books.