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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No furniture so charming as books. - Sydney Smith

Easy reading is damn hard writing. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

We read to know we're not alone. - William Nicholson

What is reading, but silent conversation. - Walter Savage Landor

I'm quite illiterate, but I read a lot. - J.D. Salinger

I wanna read ya something right out of the allamac. - Archie Bunker

When you read the riot act, be prepared to enforce it. - Saying

Life without books, chocolate and coffee is just useless. - Nadun Lokuliyanage

A classic is a book which people praise and don't read. - Mark Twain

I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve. - Charles de Montesquieu

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

There is more treasure in books than all the pirate's loot on treasure island. - Walt Disney

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it. - P.J. O'Rourke

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. - Oscar Wilde

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

Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't. - Pete Seeger

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

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

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

It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude. - Voltaire

I would have brung you flowers too, but I read in a magazine that they suck up all the carbon monoxygen. - Archie Bunker

Parents should leave books lying around marked "forbidden" if they want their children to read. - Doris Lessing

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

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

I have written a book. This will come as quite a shock to some. They didn't think I could read, much less write. - George W. Bush

Read something no one else is reading, think something no one else is thinking and do something no one else is doing. - Bob McLaren

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. - Andre Gide

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

When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before. - Clifton Fadiman

I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face. - Rodney Dangerfield

Whatever you have read I have said is almost certainly untrue, except if it is funny, in which case I definitely said it. - Tallulah Bankhead

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

I challenge you to make your life the masterpiece you want to paint, the novel you want to read, the day you want to wake to. - Toni Sorenson

There's a limit to how many times you can read how great you are and what an inspiration you are, but I'm not there yet. - Randy Pausch

I took a course in speed reading. Then I got Reader's Digest on microfilm. By the time I got the machine set up, I was done. - Steven Wright

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. - Alvin Toffler

The piano is a universal instrument. If you start there, learn your theory and how to read, you can go on to any other instrument. - Eddie Van Halen

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

Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either. - Gore Vidal


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21-Apr-2018