There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
– G. K. Chesterton
- Of John Le Carre’s books, I’ve only read ‘The Spy Who Came In From The Cold,’ and I haven’t read anything by Graham Greene, but I’ve heard a great deal about how ‘Your Republic Is Calling You’ reminded English readers of those two writers. I don’t really have any particular interest in Cold War spy
- The difference is that for a soundly conceived and solidly endowed republic it takes a great deal longer for those seeds to germinate and the plants to grow. – Robert W. Welch, Jr.
- I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity. – Bryant H. McGill
- The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube. – Norman Mailer
- Learning why one great book is just like every other great book is the key to understanding literature. – John Moschitta
- “Read it with sorrow and you will feel hate. Read it with anger and you will feel vengeful. Read it with paranoia and you will feel confusion. Read it with empathy and you will feel compassion. Read it with love and you will feel flattery. Read it with hope and you will feel positive. Read it with humor and you will
- Retired is being twice tired, I’ve thought First tired of working, Then tired of not. – Richard Armour
- Retired is being twice tired, I’ve thought First tired of working, Then tired of not. — Richard Armour
- “There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.” – W. Clement Stone
- An intelligent person is eager to speak, but a wise person is eager to listen. – Debasish Mridha