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  • Kendra Hanzlik

    inspiring quotes about reading

  • Jonathan Keller

    The crack of the spine when you open a new book. The smell of the time worn pages of a 100 year old book. The dust from the book you've read 10 times already. But you love enough to read it again. THAT is why kindles don't this kinda magic.

  • Raina Aubrey

    But e-books have a magic of their own. Now, if someone could install the feel and smell of hard copy books - well, and maybe the illusion of shelves of books surrounding . . no doubt, the future will bring some of this to us. --EDK NOPE NOPE NOPE yeah SOME! i like the dust old book off an old shelf, that new book smell, that paper cut you get when turning the page. No Kindels can give you this, i want the real book, robots are our everything now can't we at least keep classic books? ~ME!

  • Donnie Stacy

    "One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.” ― Carl Sagan

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This is brilliant. Books make you THINK So for this nerdy after school club I'm in, you have to give a 2 minute oral speech about a topic you feel strongly about. My speech is about why books are better than movies. BAM.

carl sagan - “Across the millennia, an author is speaking clearly and silently inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time. A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.”

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Folks, *this* is how I feel when I pick up books in a bookstore or library. Mmhmm.

It's nice that all my books can fit in my pc and Kindle but nothing beats the sight of them piled high on the floor and stuffed into bookshelves like in a second hand bookstore.

I'm not against Kindles at all, but I suspect I'll always prefer paper books. Holding them, flipping the pages, smelling them, feeling the paper, everything.

"It's my mother's journal." She replied, running a finger down the book's spine. "She had over a hundred." Chessie pointed out causally. Throwing a scowl at the she-cat, Judith continued, "Yes. But this was her traveling journal and this is the only one that survived the war." Her face relaxed as she looked up at James. "This can definitely help us."

Read all the pages. Of all the books. ;)

A book is a magical portal to another dimension

“pixiewinksfairywhispers: nilenna: That’s the thing with magic. You’ve got to know it’s still here, all around us, or it just stays invisible for you. ~Charles de Lint ”

The MAGIC of books....I grew up on a farm and began to travel to Far Away places via our Book Mobile....I loved the Book Mobile Lady...I thought she had the world's most wonderful job!!! Drive around with Books!!!