Needle and ThREAD

Weekend Book Quotes

bread-roses.jpgWhat’s on my nightstand? Bread and Roses, Too, by Katherine Paterson. If you forced me to name a single favorite children’s author, I just might say Katherine Paterson. I’ve read many of her books, and I’ve loved every single one; there’s not a stinker or even a weak one in the bunch.

What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is the collection of books. –Thomas Carlyle

What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. –Samuel Johnson

What is important is not to be able to read rapidly, but to be able to decide what not to read. –James T. Mccay

What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind. –Wendell Phillips

You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement. –John Ruskin

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