It’s been another busy week so I’m sharing more quotes (I’ll talk books next week—promise!)

“She is too fond of books and it has turned her brain.”—Louisa May Alcott

“It’s always better to have too much to read than not enough.”—Ann Patchett

“Books. Because reality is overrated.” –Unknown

“A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it.”—Samuel Johnson

“I can feel infinitely alive curled up on the sofa reading a book.”—Benedict Cumberbatch

“Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.”—Bill Watterson

“You can borrow a book but you get to keep the ideas.”—Unknown

“The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you the knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is moral illumination.”—Elizabeth Hardwick

“If only reading burned calories.”—Unknown

“The library is the temple of learning and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.”—Carl T. Rowan

“I always felt, if I can get to a library, I’ll be OK.”—Maya Angelou

“Library doors are a gateway to anywhere.”—Unknown

“Anyone who has time to clean is not reading nearly enough.”—Unknown

“Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.”—James Russell Lowell

“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”—Oscar Wilde

“Yes, I do have a retirement plan. I plan on reading.”—Unknown (but it’s what I plan to do)

“Be sure to attend the Friends Book Sale on Saturday, 8am—12pm.”—Me
By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian