​​​The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why ​​
---​Mark Twain


For readers and writers

​​For Readers...

"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The [person] who never reads lives only one."--- George R.R. Martin
​"The book is a film that takes place in the mind of a reader."---​Paulo Coelho

​"There is no friend as loyal as a good book."---Ernest Hemingway

​""Reading is like thinking, like praying, like talking to a friend, like expressing your ideas, like listening to other people's ideas, like listening to music, like looking at the view, like taking a walk on the beach."---​Roberto Bolano

​"Books are a uniquely portable magic."---​Stephen King

​"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."---Joseph Addison

​"Classic---a book which people praise and don't read."---Mark Twain

"A book is a device to ignite theimagination."---Alan Bennet​

​​"I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, 'Where's the self-help section?' She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose."---​George Carlin
For Writers...

​"​The difference between the almost right word and the right word is the difference between the lightning bug and lightning."---Mark Twain

​"​If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write"---Stephen King

​"No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader."---Robert Frost

​"​Many people hear voices when no one is there. Some of them are called mad and are shut up in rooms where they stare at the walls all day. Others are called writers and they do pretty much the same thing."---Margaret Chttenden

​"​Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart."---​William Wordsworth

​"All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they really had happened. And after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it belongs to you: the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and places and how the weather was. If you can get so that you give that to people, then you are a writer."---​Ernest Hemingway

"There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are."---W. Somerset Maugham 

​"A book is a dream that you hold in your hand."---Neil Gaiman