The Reading Connection. . .


Brainless Reading makes a Brainless People

“Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.”

~ George Macaulay Trevelyan

The Worst!

Easy reading is damn hard writing.

**Nathaniel Hawthorne

When Words Change Everything

“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”

**John Green

I’ve Been so Many People in My Mind

“Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.”


True Paradise is a Library

“When the Day of Judgment dawns and people, great and small, come marching in to receive their heavenly rewards, the Almighty will gaze upon the mere bookworms and say to Peter, “Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them. They have loved reading.” 

**Virginia Woolf

In Your Own Words

“Learn as much by writing as by reading.”

**Lord Acton

Different Readers

No two persons ever read the same book.
**Edmund Wilson