Celebrate Reading

I spent the afternoon reading, and enjoyed doing so immensely.

I always feel sorry for someone who says, "I don't like to read." I cannot even understand that statement. Reading is wonderful. You can travel the world in a book. You can learn many things that would be beyond your reach were it not for books.

A Half Dozen Bits of Wisdom

"A good book should leave you... slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it." ~ William Styron

"Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book." ~ Anonymous

"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers." ~ Charles W. Eliot

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read." ~ Groucho Marx

"The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them." ~ Mark Twain

"Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled This could change your life." ~ Helen Exley

Takeaway Truth

Grab a book and read.


  1. I'm like you--I don't understand when someone doesn't like to read. Like the quotes, Joan!

    1. Thanks. A good quote sticks with you, doesn't it?