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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  • 1. Books, Books, Books 15 Favorite Quotes
  • 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. A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. Chinese Proverb
  • 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. 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. 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. For friends... do but look upon good Books: they are true friends, that will neither flatter nor dissemble. Francis Bacon
  • 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. Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier. Kathleen Norris
  • 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. 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. Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. Barbara Tuchman
  • 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. 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. Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book. Thomas p Kempis
  • 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. 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