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
Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991
Books are the plane, and the train, and the road.
They are the destination, and the journey.
They are home.
- Anna Quindlen
Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I’ve accomplished something,
learned something, become a better person.
Reading makes me smarter. Reading gives me something to talk about later on…
Reading is grist. Reading is bliss.
- Nora Ephron
Everywhere I go in the world, I see young and old, rich and poor, reading books.
Whether readers are engaged in the sacred or the secular, they are, for a time,
transported to another…