Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book.
The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.
It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.
Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life.
They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The human brain is a complex organ with the wonderful power of enabling man to find reasons for continuing to believe whatever it is that he wants to believe.
Keep reading books, but remember that a book’s only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself.
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