"Your instincts as parents are correct: a minute spent reading to your kids now will repay itself a million-fold later, not only because they love you for reading to them, but also because, years later, when they’re miles away, those quiet evenings, when you were tucked in with them, everything quiet but the sound of the page-turns, will, seem to you, I promise, sacred."
— George Saunders
"To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark."
"Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere."
"We read to know we are not alone."
--C. S. Lewis
"Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us far away from home, but more important, it finds a home for us everywhere."
"The greatest gift we can give our children is the gift of reading. There is no magic in giving it. There is no toy or programme that will do the job for us. It takes time, commitment, and most of all, fire...."
Read on and read always!