Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Random quotes I like

"Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage."
— Woody Allen

"Culture is roughly everything we do and monkeys don't."
— Major FitzRoy Richard Somerset, 4th Baron Raglan

"A bookshelf is as particular to its owner as are his or her clothes; a personality is stamped on a library just as a shoe is shaped by the foot."
— Alan Bennett

"A library of books in the home builds a library of ideas in a child's mind, ideas that can make sense of challenges when they come. Kindle can't do that, folks." 
Rosalynde Welch

“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.”
— Harper Lee

“Read obituaries. They are just like biographies, only shorter. They remind us that interesting, successful people rarely lead orderly, linear lives.”
Charles Wheelan

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