Nothing Can Compete With A Good Book

Old fashioned entertainment for the nerd in the crowd

Enjoying a good non-electronic read on the ride home





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Read my lips: no new taxes. - George Bush

Never read a book that is not a year old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote. - Warren Buffet

A room without books is like a body without a soul. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose. - Steven Wright

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life. - Joseph Addison

Who is General Failure and why is he reading my hard disk? - Steven Wright

A classic is a book which people praise and don't read. - Mark Twain

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. - Mark Twain

We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. - B.F. Skinner

There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. - Charles Dickens

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. - Mark Twain

Books are no different from goats - they enjoy an afternoon out on the lawn. - Kate Bernheimer

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it. - Moses Hadas

A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read. - Mark Twain

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. - Oscar Wilde

All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened. - Ernest Hemingway

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. - Francis Bacon

I wonder why you can always read a Doctor's bill but you can never read his prescription. - Finley Peter Dunne

You can read Kant by yourself, if you wanted to; but you must share a joke with someone else. - Robert Louis Stevenson

This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two. - George Burns

Anyone who says businessmen deal in facts, not fiction, has never read old five-year projections. - Malcolm Forbes

I've never killed a man, but I've read many an obituary with a great deal of satisfaction. - Mark Twain

I do like to read in bed, but because I have two kids I'm often forced to read in the bathroom. - Eoin Colfer

Truth is always present; it only needs to lift the iron lids of the mind's eye to read its oracles. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love sushi, though I just read something about how you shouldn't eat sushi more than once a week. - Jacqueline Obradors

The Bible, if ya read it you'd know. It's right in the beginning there, in the Book of Generous. - Archie Bunker

Parents should leave books lying around marked "forbidden" if they want their children to read. - Doris Lessing

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go. - Dr. Seuss

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it. - Oscar Wilde

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. - Haruki Murakami

Old age is when you resent the swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated because there are fewer articles to read. - George Burns

Five years from now, you're the same person except for the people you've met and the books you've read. - John Wooden

I heard his library burned down and both books were destroyed - and one of them hadn't even been colored in yet. - Robertson Davies

The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer. - Will Rogers

I challenge you to make your life the masterpiece you want to paint, the novel you want to read, the day you want to wake to. - Toni Sorenson

Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him. - Harry Emerson Fosdick

If you think that praise is due, now's the time to show it, 'cause a man can't read his tombstone when he's dead. - Unknown

My mother was a reader, and she read to us. She read us Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde when I was six and my brother was eight. I never forgot it. - Stephen King

Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books. - William Cowper


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22-Oct-2017