Once you read a book it becomes a part of you forever
What gunpowder did for war, the printing press has done for the mind.
Lovers of print are simply confusing the plate for the food.
The act of underlining always contains an element of self-recognition.
The books that influence the world are those that it has not read.
Discovery a good book is like finding a great treasure.
For it was through books that she felt her life to be unjudged Look at all of the great mix-ups, messes, confinement, and double-dealings in Shakespeare, she thought.Identities disguised continually, in a combative dance of...
I find things hidden in books: dried flowers, locks of hair, tickets, labels, receipt, invoices, photographs, postcards, all manner of cards. I find letters, unpublished works by the ordinary, the anguished, the illiterate. Clumsily written...