A few quotes to share with your children as they travel through this school year:
"So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall."— Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go."— Dr. Seuss, "I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!"
"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island."— Walt Disney
“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”-Lemony Snicket
“Listen to the mustn’t child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossible, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”-Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.
-Ralph Waldo Emmerson
"I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library."— Jorge Luis Borges
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."— Frederick Douglass
There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.
"The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things."— Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose
There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.–Marcel Proust
"The things I want to know are in books. My best friend is the man who'll get me a book I [haven't] read."— Abraham Lincoln
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.–Haruki Murakami
"It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."— J. K. Rowling
"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read."— Groucho Marx
“There’s something good in every book, but sometimes you just have to look for it.”-Anonymus
"You may have tangible wealth untold. / Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. / Richer than I you can never be – / I had a mother who read to me."— Strickland Gillilan
“A book is like a garden, carried in the pocket.”-Chinese Proverb
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