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The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination. (Quote by - Elizabeth Hardwick)

This book has been called indisputably the most important book in English literature and the most important secular book of all time. (Quote by - Peter Selley)

She's like a sponge: she soaks up everything that is being said, .. We talk about nature all the time, and we read to her three to four books every night; books on amphibians, reptiles, but also other books on other topics are mixed in there. (Quote by - Scott Tucker)

Tis the good reader that makes the good book; a good head cannot read amiss: in every book he finds passages which seem confidences or asides hidden from all else and unmistakeably meant for his ear. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

We have a host of people waiting on us to return with these books. This many books will almost fill our library. Over 3,000 books will supply a huge portion . . . of our small library. So it's just amazing. (Quote by - Mike Ishee)

Some of [my books] are expensive. I usually get book vouchers from my loans and use that money to buy books from the bookstore. (Quote by - James Dempsey)

Books, books, books! I had found the secret of a garret room Piled high with cases in my father's name; Piled high, packed large,--where, creeping in and out Among the giant fossils of my past, Like some small nimble mouse between the ribs Of a mastodon, I nibbled here and there At this or that box, pulling through the gap, In heats of terror, haste, victorious joy, The first book first. And how I felt it beat Under my pillow, in the morning's dark, An hour before the sun would let me read! My books! At last, because the time was ripe, I chanced upon the poets. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

He buries his account of that fateful day some 250 pages into the book, choosing to explain how the quake occurred, why it happened and, most appropriately, warn people of its coming inevitability. In other words, this is a geology book - not a social history. If by writing a book like this I could increase awareness of geology and the reasons behind earthquakes and help preparedness, .. I'd be very happy. (Quote by - Simon Winchester)

Bill Ponder has helped me a lot by bringing books and others are going to donate books, too. The cash donations will be used to finish a series and I would really like to get more youth and children's books. (Quote by - Frances Grigsby)

Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

We buy them (books) as our budget allows. But eighth grade has four trade books (individual-title books), and you have time to do more than that during the school year. (Quote by - Alice Moore)

We're not taking donations of books or sending books. It's important they buy the books they need. (Quote by - Vicki Burns)

Though he turned the pages with the sensuous joy of the book-lover, he did not know what he was reading, and one book after another dropped from his hand. Suddenly, among them, he lit on a small volume of verse which he had ordered because the name had attracted him: "The House of Life." He took it up, and found himself plunged in an atmosphere unlike any he had ever breathed in books; so warm, so rich, and yet so ineffebly tender, that it gave a new and haunting beauty to the most elementary of human passions. (Quote by - Edith Wharton)

A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us. (Quote by - W. H. Auden)

The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as an Egyptian king wrote over his library, "The medicines of the soul." (Quote by - Paxton Hood)

If they read two books then two books will be given to 'First Book,'. (Quote by - Elizabeth Moore)

Books are delightful when prosperity happily smiles; when adversity threatens, they are inseparable comforters. They give strength to human compacts, nor are grave opinions brought forward without books. Arts and sciences, the benefits of which no mind can calculate. depend upon books. (Quote by - Richard Aungervyle)

We were just happy to get reviewed by the New York Times (on March 26). To be reviewed in the New York Times is probably the most prestigious book review you can get. Heavy book buyers read it. Now we learn that it will be an editor's choice in the New York Times. There are only about eight of those a week. Any serious writer can only hope they would be a New York Times editor's choice book. (Quote by - Dan Wetzel)

Now the acts of David the king, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of Samuel the seer, and in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of Gad the seer, / With all his reign and his might, and the times that went over him, and over Israel, and over all the kingdoms of the countries. (Quote by - Bible)

You have many games that are movie tie-ins or book tie-ins that historically have not done well because you haven't been able to translate what was good about the book, what was positive about the book, into an entertainment environment. (Quote by - Chris Taylor)

And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end: and much study is a weariness of the flesh. (Quote by - Bible)

The Wise (Minstrel or Sage,) out of their books are clay; But in their books, as from their graves they rise. Angels--that, side by side, upon our way, Walk with and warn us! (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton)

Anyone is encouraged to participate in the festival either by creating an edible book or if someone is not creative or doesn't want to make a book, they can participate by coming and viewing the books. (Quote by - Victoria Heiduschke)

In my case, if I didn't think a book was important to a student to navigate the course, I wouldn't require it. But since I did require a book, I made that book an integral part of the course. (Quote by - John Zelezny)

There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)


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