"It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. Charlotte was both."~Charlotte's Web by E.B. WhiteYou 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.
A house without books is like a room without windows. Heinrich Mann
"I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read" -Thomas Macaulay
"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island." Walt DisneyThe love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books.
~Henry Wadsworth LongfellowPromise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Christopher Robin to PoohAnyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.~Author UnknownI would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.~Anna Quindlen, "Enough Bookshelves," New York Times, 7 August 1991
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.Chinese Proverb
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.~William Wordsworth
"We need to put the lightning of our stories and our heritage into the jars of our children's minds so that they, in turn, can pass them on to future generations." -- From the book jacket of When Lightning Comes in a Jar by Patricia Polacco
"[Poetry is] articulate music" - Dryden
All that people have ever thought, done, or dreamed lies
waiting to be discovered in a book.
"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents." Emilie Buchwald"There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all." — Jacqueline Kennedy
Last Modified on April 5, 2017