John Green, in his novel The Fault in Our Stars, said: “Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book. And then there are books like An Imperial…… Continue reading Quote of the Week #13
George R.R. Martin, in his novel A Dance with Dragons, said: “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” How about you? Do you agree or disagree?
Annie Dillard said: “Do not hoard what seems good for a later place in the book, or for another book; give it, give it all, give it now.”
Jeremy Collier said: “A man may as well expect to grow stronger by always eating as wiser by always reading.”
Angela Carter said: “A book is simply the container of an idea—like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.”
J.K. Rowling said: “Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.”
William Zinsser said: “I almost always urge people to write in the first person. … Writing is an act of ego and you might as well admit it.”