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A large, still book is a piece of quietness, succulent and nourishing in a noisy world, which I approach and imbibe with "a sort of greedy enjoyment," as Marcel Proust said of those rooms of his old home whose air was "saturated with the bouquet of silence." ― Holbrook Jackson
"I am a reader not because I don't have a life but because I choose to have many..."
“Picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you’d most like not to lose.” — Neil Gaiman
"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." — Groucho Marx