Nothing Can Compete With A Good Book

Old fashioned entertainment for the nerd in the crowd

Enjoying a good non-electronic read on the ride home





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Easy reading is damn hard writing. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

I don't read books. I write them. - Henry Kissinger

Americans like fat books and thin women. - Russell Baker

Every man is a volume, if you how to read him. - W. E. Channing

Why don't you write books people can read? - Nora Joyce

Every man is a volume if you know how to read him. - William Ellery Channing

The first lesson reading teaches is how to be alone. - Jonathan Franzen

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life. - Joseph Addison

Oh, that sound? I'm in the hot tub, reading a novel. - Jane Smiley

In some areas I am more noted for reading then I am for cookies. - Wally Amos

It is best to read the weather forecasts before we pray for rain. - Mark Twain

There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. - Charles Dickens

Better one line that will survive the author than a hundred books outlived. - Unknown

You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test. - George W. Bush

I read the book of Job last night. I don't think God comes out well in it. - Virginia Woolf

I got something important here to read and sign and I gotta consecrate on that. - Archie Bunker

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day. - Thornton Wilder

No man can be called friendless when he has God and the companionship of good books. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Govern thy life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one, and read the other. - Thomas Fuller

Sometimes when reading Goethe I have the paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny. - Guy Davenport

This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two. - George Burns

There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. - Oscar Wilde

Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.
Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. - Groucho Marx

When I only begin to read, I forget I'm on this world. It lifts me on wings with high thoughts. - Anzia Yezierska

I took a speed reading course and read "War and Peace" in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. - Woody Allen

I love sushi, though I just read something about how you shouldn't eat sushi more than once a week. - Jacqueline Obradors

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go. - Dr. Seuss

There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it. - Bertrand Russell

It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old. - Leigh Hunt

Five years from now, you're the same person except for the people you've met and the books you've read. - John Wooden

The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer. - Will Rogers

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half. - Gore Vidal

The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books - how not to eat what you've just learned now to cook. - Andy Rooney

Beware the stories you read or tell: subtly, at night, beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering your world. - Ben Okri

Why aren't more gems from our great authors scattered over the country? Great books aren't within everybody's reach. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come. - Raymond Chandler

In this age of microblogging and two-second sound bites, almost no one has the attention span, or time, to read more than a few sentences. - Tim Frick

People share, read and generally engage more with any type of content when it's surfaced through friends and people they know and trust. - Malorie Lucich

Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books. - William Cowper

Your surfing can get better on every turn, on every wave you catch. Learn to read the ocean better. A big part of my success has been wave knowledge. - Kelly Slater


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19-Feb-2018