Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Wings, weapons, friends, and treasures

"We read to know we are not alone." C.S. Lewis

"A book is the most effective weapon against intolerance and ignorance." Lydon B. Johnson

"Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are." Mason Cooley

"So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall." Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

"To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries." A. C. Grayling