Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Wednesday's Words & Quippish Quotes: BOOKS!

With BookExpo America starting today, what else could this week's Wednesday's Words & Quippish Quotes theme be, but BOOKS!

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”
― Neil Gaiman, Coraline

“It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.”
― Oscar Wilde

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
― Ernest Hemingway

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

“What she was finding also was how one book led to another, doors kept opening wherever she turned and the days weren't long enough for the reading she wanted to do.”
― Alan Bennett, The Uncommon Reader

“Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it.”
― Jeanette Winterson

“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”
― Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel

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