The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.— Rene Descartes
Sensitive Reading Good Books quotations
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.
There are a lot of good books around.
People don't read any more. It's a sad state of affairs. Reading's the only thing that allows you to use your imagination. When you watch films it's someone else's vision, isn't it?
May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness.
I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art -- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.
After I read a good book I have hard time coping with reality.
My Alma mater was books, a good library.
.. I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Reading good books implants good ideas in the mind, develops good aspirations, and leads to the cultivation of good friends.
Only God knows the good that can come about by reading one good Catholic book.
The good of a book lies in its being read.
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.
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
My alma mater was books, a good library.
A good book has no ending.
Keep good company, read good books, love good things and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can
Be a good steward of your gifts. Protect your time. Feed your inner life. Avoid too much noise. Read good books, have good sentences in your ears. Be by yourself as often as you can. Walk. Take the phone off the hook. Work regular hours.
He who destroys a good book kills reason itself.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
I read in a book that a man called Christ went about doing good.
It is very disconcerting to me that I am so easily satisfied with just going about.
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.
I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.
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.
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.
No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.
Just the knowledge that a good book is waiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
Of course anyone who truly loves books buys more of them than he or she can hope to read in one fleeting lifetime. A good book, resting unopened in its slot on a shelf, full of majestic potentiality, is the most comforting sort of intellectual wallpaper.
reading a good book in silence is like eating chocolate for the rest of your life and never getting fat.
I always try to treat the book itself as the artwork.
I don't want you to stop while you're reading one of my books and say, 'Oh! What a gorgeous illustration!' I want you to stop at the end of the book and say, 'This is a good book.
Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.
In a very real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read.
A good book can teach you about the world and about yourself.
You learn more than how to read better; you also learn more about life. You become wiser.
Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading!
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
If the book is good, is about something that you know, and is truly written, and reading it over you see that this is so, you can let the boys yip and the noise will have that pleasant sound coyotes make on a very cold night when they are out in the snow and you are in your own cabin that you have built or paid for with your work.
Running a marathon is just like reading a good book.
After a while you're just not conscious of the physical act of reading.
Find someone who has a life that you want and figure out how they got it.
Read books, pick your role models wisely. Find out what they did and do it.
My alma mater was books, a good library.
I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
I try to avoid having thoughts. They lead to other thoughts, and—if you’re not careful—those lead to actions. Actions make you tired. I have this on rather good authority from someone who once read it in a book.
The law of attraction will certainly and unerringly bring to you the conditions, environment and experiences in life, corresponding with your habitual, characteristic, predominant mental attitude. Not what you think about once in a while when you are in church, or have just read a good book, BUT your predominant mental attitude is what counts.