Quote of the Week

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“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
― Stephen King

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Quote of the Week

If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.

– Audrey Hepburn

Quote of the Week

“Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate.  It is not a hobby…”

– Jeanette Winterson
(4 entries on the 1001 list)

Quote of the Week

The best moments in reading are when you come across something – a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things – that you’d thought special, particular to you.  And here it is, set down by someone else, a person you’ve never met, maybe even someone long dead.  And it’s as if a hand has come out, and taken yours.

The History Boys, Alan Bennett

Quote of the Week

Not so much a quote this week as a verse.  Enjoy!

Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky.
My pile of books
Are a mile high.
How I love them!
How I need them!
I’ll have a long beard
By the time I read them.

-Arnold Lobel