Addicts Anonymous

“There are a lot of people like me, people who need books like they need air.” – Richard Marek

“A real book is not one that’s read, but one that reads us.” ~ W. H. Auden

“I have often imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” ~ Jorge Louis Borges

All good and true book-lovers practice the pleasing and improving avocation of
reading in bed….No book can be appreciated until it has been slept with and dreamed over.” ~ Eugene Field

“No book is really worth reading at that age of ten which is not
equally (and often far more) worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.” ~ C. S. Lewis

“Books are becoming everything to me. If I had at this moment any choice in life, I would bury myself in one of those immense libraries…and never pass a waking hour without a book before me. ” ~ Thomas B. Macaulay

“Life can’t really ever defeat a writer who is in love
with writing,
for life itself is a writer’s lover until death – fascinating,
cruel, lavish, warm,
cold, treacherous, constant.” ~ Edna Ferber


About loverofwords20

Allison is an aspiring author, and a lover of words, music, and the Lord Jesus Christ. She is also abysmal at these “about you” things, being unable to think of quirky characteristics at the drop of a hat. However, she enjoys singing randomly and loudly, and laughing hysterically while being caught in the rain.
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4 Responses to Addicts Anonymous

  1. So addicted. Not trying to quit.

  2. supashmo says:

    C.S. Lewis had another one that was very similar. He said that any good children’s book that could not be enjoyed by adults was not a good children’s book at all. I agree, and I love-a da books.

    • I love both of those statements! I agree – good books are in a class all of their own and retain the ability to be enjoyed at any age. 🙂 As for books in general…can’t get much better than that. 🙂

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