"The worse thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones."
- J. Joubert
"A house without a book is like a room without windows."
- H. Mann
"A half-read book is a half-finished love affair."
- D. Mitchell
"My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read."
- A. Lincoln
"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