Reading Life

"We read to know we are not alone"
--C.S. Lewis

"No two persons ever read the same book"
--Edmund Wilson

"It is not down in any map; true places never are."
--Herman Melville

"The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost."
--Gilbert K. Chesterton

"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."
--Cicero

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
--Anne Frank

"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe."
--John Muir

"The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn."
-– Alvin Toffler

"A problem well-defined is a problem half solved."
-- Milton Dewey

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.”
—Maya Angelou

"If surviving the day is all you expect and plan for, that is all you are going to get."
--T.D. Jakes, Maximize the Moment.

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."
--Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan.

"Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint."
--J. B. Yeats

"It is the job that's never started that takes the longest to finish."
--J.R.R. Tolkien

"A person's a person, no matter how small."
--Dr Seuss Horton Finds a Who

"All Life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson.

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
--Albert Einstein.

"Books are a uniquely portable magic."
--Stephen King.

"A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted. You should live several lives while reading it."
--William Styron.