At the whim of the editor rather than with any type of thoroughness or accuracy It was also the case that many of the uotes were merely attributed to an author while others came along with exact bibliographic information including when and where the uote was uttered Again there idn t seem to be rhyme or reason here as many of the uotes with mere authors might have been filled in with a bit of research I probably should blame myself for buying this book without looking at it carefully and I guess it was worth reading as I Die Konigreiche Israel Und Juda Im 9. Jahrhundert V. Chr. did get a couple leads from it in terms of articles to find and read in their entirety But if you are looking to read aphorisms I would suggest Bartlett s uotations before this volume I enjoyed this Iid not sit Schaums Outline of Microbiology, Second Edition down and read it straight through I took my time plucking away at it I enjoy reading uotes from others And this book full of uotes that have too with books and reading was enjoyable to me. Ry 1 1964 Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore Henry Ward Beecher Star Papers; or Experiences of Art and Nature 1855 What refuge is there for the victim who is oppressed with the feeling that there are a thousand new #books he ought to read while life is only long enough for him to attempt to #he ought to read while life is only long enough for him to attempt to a hundred Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr Over the Teacups 1891 I took a speed reading course where you run your finger own the *middle of the page and was able to * of the page and was able to War and Peace in twenty minutes It's about Russia Woody Allen in a letter by Phyllis Mindell to the New York Times September 3 1995 You may perhaps be brought to acknowledge that it is very well worthwhile to be tormented for two or three years of one's life for the sake of being able to read all the rest of it Jane Austen Northanger Abbey 1818 Book love I say again lasts throughout life it never flags or fails but like beauty itself is a joy for ever Holbrook Jackson The Anatomy of Bibliomania 19. ,
Wonderful uotes for book lovers A compilation that expanded my to read book list although somewhat repetitive and even predictable the plus uotationsobservations on the subjects of books and book collecting represented here *WERE A PLEASURE TO READ A * a pleasure to read A enjoyable collection of uotes about books and reading The editors id try to represent a broad range of topics related to reading I found myself jotting a few good uotes in my personal journal If you are a book lover you will want to buy this book Definitely a book to savor and take your time with it The sort of thing you can thumb through Some great uotes but honestly it seems like nothing before 1995 or so Where are uotes from some of the well known authors like Stephen King James Patterson It s primarily classic authors or those that are considered literary Some favoritesThe books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own sham. What really knocks me out is a book that when you're all A Prescription for Murder done reading it you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours J D Salinger The Catcher in the Rye 1951 I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books than a king whoid not love reading Thomas B #Macaulay Life 1876The love of books and the esire to speak and write of that love #Life 1876The love of books and the esire to speak and write of that love as old as books themselves In fact they are even older than printed books All the glory of the world would be buried in oblivion unless God had provided mortals with the remedy of books wrote Richard Accounting for Taste de Bury in The Philobiblon The Love of Books which was completed in 1345 than a hundred years before Gutenberg printed his first BibleAnd in every generation sincee Bury's there have been new voices expressing the pleasures they take in books and reading Speaking of Books contains hundreds of the best of those expressions entertaining and thought provoking uotations about the reading and enjoymen. ,
E Oscar WildeThe library is the temple of learning and learning has liberated people than all the ways in history Carl RowanOne of the greatest gifts adults can give to their offspring and to their society is to read to children Carl SaganWhen we are collecting books we are coll This book is billed as a companion volume to the comprehensive Passion for Books which is compilation of essays on book love and collecting This book
is actually a compilation of aphorisms on book love and collecting Many of the selected uotations are taken from longer essaysactually a compilation of aphorisms on book love and collecting Many of the selected uotations are taken from longer essays appear in A Passion for #Books Those That Are #Those that are are interesting enough though tread on familiar territory I will say I liked how the editors organized and arranged the uotes by thematic chapters and also appreciated how selected uotes also prompted the reader to see other uotes on subseuent and previous pages However this indexing was incomplete and seemed to be one. T of not to mention obsession with books The collection includes examples of bibliophilia that range across the centuries and around the globe from ancient Chinese proverbs to Elizabeth Barrett Browning from the Bible to Woody Allen from Jane Austen to Mark Twain and from William Shakespeare to J D SalingerFilled with insight
wisdom and humor Speaking of Books will be read with pleasure by everyone who believes as Thomasand humor Speaking of Books will be read with pleasure by everyone who believes as Thomas id that of the things which man can An Audience of Artists do or make here below by far the most momentous wonderful and worthy are the things called books I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who thinkecorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves Anna uindlen Enough Bookshelves New York Times August 7 1991 It was books that taught me that the things that torment me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive or who had ever been alive James Baldwin in the New York Times Janua.