We read to know we are not alone.
(November 29, 1898 - November 22, 1963)
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
(March 02, 1904 - September 24, 1991)
To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.
(February 26, 1802 - May 22, 1885)
Reading is a means of thinking with another person's mind; it forces you to stretch your own.
Charles Scribner, Jr.
Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting
(July 26, 1894 - November 22, 1963)
Even in moments of tranquility, Murray Walker sounds like a man whose trousers are on fire.
(October 07, 1939 - )
The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one
(November 10, 1730 - April 04, 1774)
A coward dies a thousand deaths... a soldier dies but once.