— Roald Dahl British novelist, short story writer, poet, fighter pilot and screenwriter 1916 - 1990
„Books read in a public library never have the same flavour as books read in the attic or the kitchen.“
— Alberto Manguel writer 1948
Private Reading, p. 152.
„Amy Kofman: Have you read all the books in here?
Derrida: No, only four of them. But I read those very, very carefully.“
— Jacques Derrida French philosopher (1930-2004) 1930 - 2004
Derrida (2003 documentary), referring to his personal library
— John Ruskin English writer and art critic 1819 - 1900
— Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
— Ray Bradbury American writer 1920 - 2012
„If you read a lot of books, you're considered well-read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well-viewed.“
— Lily Tomlin American actress, comedian, writer, and producer 1939
„Collect books, even if you don't plan on reading them right away. Nothing is more important than an unread library.“
— John Waters American filmmaker, actor, comedian and writer 1946
„When you have mastered the numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading a book. You will be reading meanings.“
— Harold Geneen American businessman 1910 - 1997
Managing, Chapter Nine (The Numbers), p. 151.
— Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach Austrian writer 1830 - 1916
Wenn man nur die Alten liest, ist man sicher, immer neu zu bleiben. p. 24.