Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.
To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
~W. Somerset Maugham
Americans like fat books and thin women.
Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes.
The things I want to know are in books. My best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I [haven’t] read.
~ Abraham Lincoln
There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.
~ Jacqueline Kennedy
Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.
~ Emilie Buchwald