Quote – A person that loveth a book

[A person] that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter.

— Isaac Barrow

Quote – Good books, like good friends

Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen, the more select the more enjoyable.

— Amos Bronson Alcott

Quote – When books fail us

Experience converts us to ourselves when books fail us.

— Amos Bronson Alcott

Quote – Every book is good to read

Every book is good to read which sets the reader in a working mood.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote – Every book is written

Every book is written with a constant secret reference to the few intelligent persons whom the writer believes to exist in the million.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote – All That Mankind Has Done

All that mankind has done, thought, gained, or been, it is all lying in magic preservation in the pages of books.

— Thomas Carlyle

Quote – Approaching Life As A Creative Work

[Personal mastery] means approaching one’s life as creative work, living life from a creative as opposed to a reactive viewpoint.

— Peter M. Senge