"The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night."
- I. Allende
"but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short."
- J. Austen
"Books are the plane and the train, and the road. They are the destination and the journey. They are home."
- A. Quindlen
"We live for books."
- U. Eco
"Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find the meaning of life."
- C. Paolini, Eragon
"That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet."
- J. Lahiri, The Namesake
"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them."
- J. Brodsky