There is a wonder in reading Braille that the sighted will never know: to touch words and have them touch you back.
He had dropped upon a seat halfway down the nave and, again in the museum mood, was trying with head thrown back and eyes aloft, to reconstitute a past, to reduce it in fact to the convenient terms of Victor Hugo, whom, a few days before, giving the rein
Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message to us from the dead, from human souls whom we never saw, who lived perhaps thousands of miles away; and yet these, on those little sheets of paper, speak to us, teach us, comfort
A book is not only a friend, it makes friends for you. When you have possessed a book with mind and spirit, you are enriched. But when you pass it on you are enriched threefold.
A book is like a man clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers
Readers are not sheep, and not every pen tempts them.
A novel is a mirror carried along a high road. At one moment it reflects to your vision the azure skies at another the mire of the puddles at your feet. And the man who carries this mirror in his pack will be accused by you of being immoral! His mirror sh
Who are you, reader, reading my poems an hundred years hence? I cannot send you one single flower from this wealth of the spring, one single streak of gold from yonder clouds. Open your doors and look abroad. From your blossoming garden gather fragrant
You know how it is when you're reading a book and falling asleep, you're reading, reading... and all of a sudden you notice your eyes are closed? I'm like that all the time.
Drink nothing without seeing it Sign nothing without reading it.
Every man has one thing he can do better than anyone else and usually it's reading his own handwriting.
Error reading FAT record. Try the SKINNY one (YN)
I've never known any trouble that an hour's reading didn't assuage.
After three days without reading, talk becomes flavorless.
What a dog I got. Last night he went on the paper 4 times 3 while I was reading it
Who's General Failure and why's he reading my disk
There are two motives for reading a book one, that you enjoy it the other, that you can boast about it.
Without question, reading has been the foundation of whatever success I've had in my life.
I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem abouteverything.
The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone.
Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I'll waste no time reading it.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
The test of literature is, I suppose, whether we ourselves live more intensely for the reading of it.
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity.