"I have hated words, and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right."
~ Mark Zusak
"Tis the good reader that makes the good book; in every book he finds passages which seem to be confidences or asides hidden from all else and unmistakably meant for his ear; the profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader; the profound thought or passion sleeps as in a mine, until it is discovered by an equal mind and heart."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The best moments in reading are when you come across something - a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things - that you’d thought special, particular to you. And here it is, set down by someone else, a person you’ve never met, maybe even someone long dead. And it’s as if a hand has come out and taken yours."
~ Alan Bennett
"From that moment on, the world was hers for the reading. She would never be lonely again."