“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” ~~   Groucho Marx

Filed under: Education,  Groucho Marx,  Knowledge,  Learning,  Reading

“Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.” ~~ Samuel Johnson


“He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

Filed under: Dreams,  Education,  Imagination,  Joseph Joubert,  Knowledge,  Learning,  Reading,  Teaching

“A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.” ~~   Mark Twain

Filed under: Character,  Mark Twain,  Reading

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” ~~ Groucho Marx

Filed under: Groucho Marx,  Humor,  Reading

“The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.” ~~ E.M. Forster

Filed under: E.M. Forster,  Reading

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” ~~ Ray Bradbury

Filed under: Ray Bradbury,  Reading

“What’s another word for thesaurus?” ~~ Steven Wright

Filed under: Humor,  Reading,  Steven Wright

“Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.” ~~ Rita Mae Brown

Filed under: Education,  Reading,  Rita Mae Brown

“We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.” ~~ B. F. Skinner

Filed under: B. F. Skinner,  Reading,  Teaching