When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.
I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.
There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature.
Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads.
Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading.
The world is a beautiful book, but of little use to him who cannot read it.
I never learned anything at all in school and didn't read a book for pleasure until I was 19 years old.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
Every night, I have to read a book, so that my mind will stop thinking about things that I stress about.
Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.
The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb.
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
For my wrap present, Colin Farrell gave me a first edition book. I got so involved with this character and I was so sad when the movie was over that when I got home and I tried to read the book I got really emotional and I started crying.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
A book worth reading is worth buying.
When I read Thirteen Days I was moved by it. It was just a great time for the world, in terms of looking back in history and seeing how we got ourselves into trouble and how we got ourselves out of trouble.
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
Read much, but not many books.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Because I don't give the studios advanced quotes or an advanced look at my reviews. I think the readers deserve to read my reviews before the studios do.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know.