Keep reading books, but remember that a book’s only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself.— Maxim Gorky
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There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
I think you should read everything you can.
In my case, by the age of 10, I'd read every book in the Omaha public library about investing, some twice. You need to fill your mind with various competing thoughts and decide which make sense.
I must say I find television very educational.
The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book. ANOTHER VERSION I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. ANOTHER VERSION I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
I read,' I say. 'I study and read. I bet I've read everything you've read. Don't think I haven't. I consume libraries. I wear out spines and ROM drives. I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it.
I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it.
Don't join the book burners!
Reading is dreaming with open eyes.
My alma mater was books, a good library.
Google can bring you back 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.
Don't join the book burners... Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book.
Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.
All the books we own, both read and unread, are the fullest expression of self we have at our disposal. ... But with each passing year, and with each whimsical purchase, our libraries become more and more able to articulate who we are, whether we read the books or not.
Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people-- people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.
You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.
There is something so deeply visceral about libraries for me-rooms and rooms full of people dreaming and remembering.
It wasn't until I started reading and found books they wouldn't let us read in school that I discovered you could be insane and happy and have a good life without being like everybody else.
Libraries are our friends.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.
I have a real soft spot in my heart for librarians and people who care about books.
Librarians are tour-guides for all of knowledge.
The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
Prefer knowledge to wealth, for the one is transitory, the other perpetual.
Librarians have always been among the most thoughtful and helpful people.
They are teachers without a classroom.
What can I say? Librarians rule.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
Libraries are the future of reading.
Libraries are my passion in life. Before I became mayor (of Los Angeles), I used to sneak out here during lunchtime...and I'd go to a corner and take a book-any book almost-and read it for a while, and then feel rejuvenated.
We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.
The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.
In a very real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read.
I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card.
My mum was never too keen on TV, so we kids all went to the library and got books out. Right from the start, I loved the works of Mark Twain. Every time I read about Tom Sawyer, I'd go out and do something low-level naughty, just like him.
You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul.
A library is a place where you learn what teachers were afraid to teach you.
I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories.
We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming.
Librarians are the secret masters of the world. They control information. Don't ever piss one off.
Someday it will dawn on man that woman does not read the wonderful books with which he has filled his libraries, and though she may well admire his marvelous works of art in museums she herself will rarely create, only copy.
Words are the voice of the heart.
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library.
A company of the wisest and wittiest men that could be picked out of all civil countries, in a thousand years, have set in best order the results of their learning and wisdom.