I’m quite illiterate, but I read a lot.
J.D. Salinger

We are surrounded by story.
Alice McDermott

When I am dead, I hope it may be said: “His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.”
Hilaire Belloc

Tell me a story of deep delight.
Robert Penn Warren

Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.
C.S. Lewis

Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don’t you agree?
Christopher Paolini

Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.
Ben Okri

Over the shop where silk is sold
Still the dragon kites are flying.
Amy Lowell

We live for books.
Umberto Eco

It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.
Arthur Conan Doyle