Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.
Happy is he who has laid up in his youth, and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love of reading.
The Book is not an escape from life but a shortcut to a better one
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
What greater gift than the love of a cat.