“I find television to be very educating.  Every time somebody turns on the set, I go in the other room and read a book.”

Groucho Marx

“I have sought rest everywhere, and only found it in corners and books.”

Thomas a’ Kempis

“You see, I don’t believe that libraries should be drab places where people sit in silence, and that’s been the main reason for our policy of employing wild animals as librarians.”

“Monty Python”

“I want you to tell your wife to take that moonlight stroll on the beach at Waikiki with the resort pro while you read a few more chapters.”

Stephen King

“The first thing my family did when we moved was join the local church.  The second was to go to the library and get library cards.”

John Grisham

“I was born with a reading list I will never finish”

Books-A-Million Facebook post

“Anyone who says they only have one life to live must not know how to read a book”

Author Unknown

“I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of children who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.

Anna Quindlen

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”

Charles W. Eliot

“Let books be your dining table,

and you shall be full of delights

Let them be your mattress

and you shall sleep restful nights.”

Author Unknown

“There’s nothing to match curling up with a good book when there’s a repair job to be done around the house.”

Joe Ryan

“You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a good friend.”

Paul Sweeney

“A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our souls.”

Franz Kafka

“The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television.”

Andrew Ross