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

Read my lips: no new taxes. - George Bush

We read to know we're not alone. - William Nicholson

I'm quite illiterate, but I read a lot. - J.D. Salinger

Well, all I know is what I read in the papers. - Will Rogers

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

The first lesson reading teaches is how to be alone. - Jonathan Franzen

Life without books, chocolate and coffee is just useless. - Nadun Lokuliyanage

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

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. - Henny Youngman

The mark of a good book is it changes every time you read it. - Anderson Cooper

The best books... are those that tell you what you know already. - George Orwell

The success that the Tolkien books had redefined modern fantasy. - George R.R. Martin

It is best to read the weather forecasts before we pray for rain. - Mark Twain

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. - St. Augustine

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

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

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

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

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. - Mark Twain

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

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. - Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

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

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

Wanting to meet a writer because you like their books is like wanting to meet a duck because you like pate. - Margaret Atwood

Read something no one else is reading, think something no one else is thinking and do something no one else is doing. - Bob McLaren

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. - Andre Gide

The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books - how not to eat what you've just learned now to cook. - Andy Rooney

Beware the stories you read or tell: subtly, at night, beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering your world. - Ben Okri

When I read something saying I've not done anything as good as Catch-22 I'm tempted to reply, "Who has?" - Joseph Heller

Did you read about Starbucks? No more "Merry Christmas" at Starbucks. No more. Maybe we should boycott Starbucks. - Donald Trump

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

There's a limit to how many times you can read how great you are and what an inspiration you are, but I'm not there yet. - Randy Pausch

The piano is a universal instrument. If you start there, learn your theory and how to read, you can go on to any other instrument. - Eddie Van Halen

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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