"A life without books is too horrible to contemplate." ~ Brainy Smurf - - Episode 270 (Bookworm Smurf)
"I crawled into my books and pulled the pages up over my head." ~Mary Russell in Laurie R. King's _A Monstrous Regiment of Women_
"I cannot live without books." - Thomas Jefferson
"The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting."