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“Books are finite, sexual encounters are finite, but the desire to read and to fuck is infinite; it surpasses our own deaths, our fears, our hopes for peace.”

– Roberto BolaƱo

“Despite the enormous quantity of books, how few people read! And if one reads profitably, one would realize how much stupid stuff the vulgar herd is content to swallow every day.”

– Voltaire

“The odd thing about people who had many books was how they always wanted more.”

– Patricia A. McKillip, The Bell at Sealey Head

“Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad books.”

– Mary Ann Shaffer

“Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad books.”

– Mary Ann Shaffer

“When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.”

– Maya Angelou

“When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.”

– Maya Angelou

“I guess there are never enough books.”

– John Steinbeck, A John Steinbeck Encyclopedia

“Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?”

– David Baldacci, The Camel Club

“Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.”

– Napoleon