Thursday, November 4, 2010

Thursday’s Thoughts: Life Changing Books

008 I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.  ~Anna Quindlen, "Enough Bookshelves," New York Times, 7 August 1991

014 The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.  ~Mark Twain, attributed

I have written a book. This will come as quite a shock to some. They didn't think I could read, much less write.
~
George W. Bush

Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.  ~William Hazlitt

I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done. ~Steven Wright 002

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.  ~Abraham Lincoln

No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.  ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.  ~E.P. Whipple

003 He who lends a book is an idiot.  He who returns the book is more of an idiot.  ~Arabic Proverb 016

Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. ~Groucho Marx

A blessed companion is a book, - a book that, fitly chosen, is a lifelong friend,... a book that, at a touch, pours its heart into our own.  ~Douglas Jerrold

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