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

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

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. - Joseph Addison

When you read the riot act, be prepared to enforce it. - Saying

Do not read beauty magazines. They only make you feel ugly. - Mary Schmich

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

Books should be tried by a judge and jury as though they were crimes. - Samuel Butler

Don't judge a book by its cover 'til you've read the book. - Jamie Lee Curtis

There is no surer way to misread any document than to read it literally. - Learned Hand

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

Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books. - Charles Caleb Colton

I read the book of Job last night. I don't think God comes out well in it. - Virginia Woolf

This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read. - Winston Churchill

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

When I was younger I used to lock myself in the bathroom and read in the dry tub. - Karen Russell

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

If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it? - Bette Midler

You get an education when you read the small print. You get a shock when you don't. - Buck Tracy

Sometimes when reading Goethe I have the paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny. - Guy Davenport

There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope. - Oscar Wilde

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

Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it's addressed to someone else. - Ivern Ball

I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn. - Robert Frost

There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. - Oscar Wilde

Reading is a means of thinking with another person's mind; it forces you to stretch your own. - Charles Scribner

Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.
Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. - Groucho Marx

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. - Oscar Wilde

It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude. - Voltaire

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

There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it. - Bertrand Russell

If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. - Toni Morrison

My regular life today is reading books, making dolls houses, sewing dolls with my daughter and barbequing. - Milla Jovovich

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

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

Why aren't more gems from our great authors scattered over the country? Great books aren't within everybody's reach. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. - Alvin Toffler

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

People share, read and generally engage more with any type of content when it's surfaced through friends and people they know and trust. - Malorie Lucich

Your surfing can get better on every turn, on every wave you catch. Learn to read the ocean better. A big part of my success has been wave knowledge. - Kelly Slater


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