• When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
    ~ Desiderius Erasmus
  • There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island.
    ~ Walt Disney
  • Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.
    ~ Ann Brashares, Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood
  • Parents are like God because you wanna know they're out there, and you want them to think well of you, but you really only call when you need something.
    ~ Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters
  • Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
    ~ William Feather, The Business of Life, 1949
  • There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.
    ~ Bertrand Russell
  • There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
    There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
    ~ Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist
  • Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.
    ~ Abraham Lincoln
  • A book without words is like love without a kiss; it's empty.
    ~ Andrew Wolfe
  • Never memorize what you can look up in books.
    Never memorize what you can look up in books.
    ~ Albert Einstein