Books, Books, Books....15 Favorite Quotes


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A Power Point Presentation of 15 selected quotations pertaining to the importance and value of books and reading. To motivate more people to read.

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Books, Books, Books....15 Favorite Quotes

  1. 1. Books, Books, Books 15 Favorite Quotes
  2. 2. Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.  Charles W. Eliot
  3. 3. A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.   Chinese Proverb
  4. 4. Let books be your dining table, And you shall be full of delights Let them be your mattress And you shall sleep restful nights. Author Unknown
  5. 5. TV.  If kids are entertained by two letters, imagine the fun they'll have with twenty-six.  Open your child's imagination.  Open a book.  Author Unknown
  6. 6. To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is a pleasure beyond compare.  Kenko Yoshida
  7. 7. For friends... do but look upon good Books:  they are true friends, that will neither flatter nor dissemble.  Francis Bacon
  8. 8. A blessed companion is a book, - a book that, fitly chosen, is a lifelong friend,... a book that, at a touch, pours its heart into our own. Douglas Jerrold
  9. 9. Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier. Kathleen Norris
  10. 10. Books are the compasses and telescopes and sextants and charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate the dangerous seas of human life.   Jesse Lee Bennett
  11. 11. After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books. Albert Camus
  12. 12. Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. Barbara Tuchman
  13. 13. A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond. John Milton
  14. 14. Book love... is your pass to the greatest, the purest, and the most perfect pleasure that God has prepared for His creatures. Anthony Trollope
  15. 15. Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book. Thomas p Kempis
  16. 16. The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as an Egyptian king wrote over his library, ''The medicines of the soul.'' Paxton Hood
  17. 17. ‘ Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.’ Sir Francis Bacon The End With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin