“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” Cicero
I believe this quote is true. I cannot imagine life without books or a room without books. As you’ve noticed I have blogged a lot of book reviews over the past several months. I cannot imagine a pandemic without books! This past year of being locked-down would have been unbearable without books to read.
What books have been especially important to you over this year of inactivity? Please share with us how books have helped you get through the COVID months since March of 2020.
Here are some other book quotes to think about.
“Books are funny little portable pieces of thought.” Susan Sontag
“Every book is like a purge; at the end of it one is empty . . . like a dry shell on the beach waiting for the tide to come in again.” Daphne DuMaurier
“Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.” Jessamyn West
“The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.” Katherine Mansfield
“Good books like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.” Louisa May Alcott
“Do give books – religious or otherwise – for Christmas. They’re never fattening, seldom sinful and permanently personal.” Lenore Hershey
“Truly each new book is as ship that bears us away from the fixity of our limitations into the movement and splendor of life’s infinite ocean.” Helen Keller