Sunday, December 08, 2013

Book addict (4/4)



“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.” - Gustave Flaubert

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”- Joseph Brodsky

“Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.” - Francis Bacon


“In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.” - Mortimer J. Adler

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” - Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life

No comments: