Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.
Books had instant replay long before televised sports.
Books are the glass of council to dress ourselves by.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all
Books are humanity in print.
These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.
The oldest books are still only just out to those who have not read them.
My alma mater was books, a good library - I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity
If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it
There is nothing that strengthens a nation like reading of a nation's own history, whether that history is recorded in books or embodied in customs, institutions and monuments
Youth is a time when we find the books we give up but do not get over.
Throw away those books and cassettes on inspirational leadership. Send those consultants packing. Know your job, set a good example for the people under you and put results over politics. That's all the charisma you'll really need to succeed.
We know nothing about motivation. All we can do is write books about it.
What does labor want? We want more schoolhouses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures
The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency-- the belief that the here and now is all there is.
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books.
Real poverty is lack of books
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.
Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them.
The multitude of books is a great evil. There is no limit to this fever for writing.
The clerisy are those who read for pleasure, but not for idleness; who read for pastime but not to kill time; who love books, but do not live by books
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is generally the worst sort of reading