Books—they weren’t ladders out of the abyss, but they were companions.
I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage
The world belongs to those who read
A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.
David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
A bookshelf is as particular to its owner as are his or her clothes; a personality is stamped on a library just as a shoe is shaped by the foot.