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John Irving

“And when you love a book, commit one glorious sentence of it - perhaps your favourite sentence - to memory. That way you won’t forget the language of the story that moved you to tears.” John Irving ((I LOVE this idea))

So true ... books have the power to make us cry in the character's grief and smile in their happiness.

"Some books you read. Some books you enjoy. But some books just swallow you up, heart and soul." ♡ This is so the Outlander series !

awesome pics: Treasured books... like flowers pressed on a half-forgotten Summer's day

There is space on everyone’s bookshelves for books you have outgrown but can’t give away. They hold your youth between their pages, like flowers pressed on a half-forgotten summer’s day.

"Until we invent telepathy, books are our best choice for understanding the rest of humanity." --Christopher Paolini

Until we invent telepathy, books are our best choice of understanding the rest of humanity.

A good book is never finished.it goes on whispering to you form the wall ♥

Madeliene L'Engle wrote one of my favorite books of all time. Inspired words.

This is a poster of the quote “A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe” by author Madeleine L'Engle. (L'Engle wrote the Newbery Medal-winning A Wrinkle in Time.) loved that book!

A library is... www.bibliotheeklangedijk.nl

" A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life"- Henry Ward Beecher

maureen johnson the madness underneath - Google Search

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” - Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

This could happen at my house.  Definitely..... Maybe I should invest in an E-Reader to prevent this from happening?

This is so me! My husband would always buy me a new bookshelf every time there were more books than shelves!

"We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming, our own consciousness in someone else's mind." Anna Quindlen

"We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming, our own consciousness in someone else's mind." - Anna Quindlen FROM: and the forest dreams eternally.

Libraries

The library is the temple of learning and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history. - Carl T Rowan quote

True Story...see what I did there?

Yep "The moment when you finish a book, look around, and realize that everyone is just carrying on with their lives as though you didn't just experience emotional trauma at the hands of a paperback.

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