"Books are the quietest and most constant friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers."
- Charles William Eliot
"I am simply a book drunkard."
- L.M. Montgomery
"Reading gives us some places to go when we have to stay where we are."
- Mason Cooley
"I would rather read than go out and party. Apparently that makes me a nerd, but I don't care."
"I think books are like people, in the sense that they'll turn up in your life when you most need them."
- Emma Thompson
"The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid."
- Jane Austen
"I cannot live without books."
- Thomas Jefferson