If you were to ask me what has had the most impact on my life in the
past 4 years, I would say books. And not just any books, educational,
inspirational and motivational ones to be precise. And you don't need to
spend half the night reading, just 30 minutes every day will do.
Joe Hinchliffe, Average Joe's Success Rituals: 12 Disciplines for a Fulfilling Life
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Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself.
It isn't what the book costs; it's what it will cost if you don't read it.
"Books can be a source of great relaxation; they can take you to places
that you may never have been otherwise."
Make sure your child reads books over the summer. They don't have to
be great books that you choose - just encourage your child to choose
some books to read.
Lee Binz, Senior Year Step-by-Step: Simple Instructions for Busy Homeschool Parents
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Reading a book about healthy lifestyle and weight loss won't do a thing for you if you keep up with the same bad habits
you always had, and reading a book about making changes to your life wonít "work" if you donít actively engage
with the information once youíve closed the book.
Simeon Lindstrom, Intentional Living - How To NOT Die With Regrets By Living A Life That Matters
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Books are a modern miracle in transmitting culture and experience,
preceded only in magnitude by language
itself, and followed in magnitude by the dawn of the digital age.
Rodney Miles, Thanksgiving Around the World and in Your Home
Children should see adults reading books and treating them with care.
Sharing a book with your child every day is extremely special to
children and talking about a book helps a child to understand it in
new and different ways.
C. F. Crist, Teach A Child To Read
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading,
to make reading one of his deep and
continuing needs, is good for him.
It is one of the most influential books in the history of the world.
Millions of people around the world consider it sacred. Yet the
Old Testament is little known, little read, and little appreciated.
Dr. Stephen Lennox, God With Us: An Introduction to the Old Testament
"For books are more than books. They are the life, the very heart
and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and
died, the essence and quintessence of their lives."
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Through books you can orient your life to the world you live in, for books link the past, the present and the future.
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"Don't join the book burners. Don't think you are going to conceal faults
by concealing evidence that they ever existed."
"From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one
foot before the other.
But when books are opened you discover you have wings."
"Books can change your life but they require the commitment of time,
in both the hunting out of good ones and in the reading of them."
Tania Ahsan, Brilliant book of calm
"I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on,
I go in the other room and read a book."
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"It is with the reading of books the same as with looking at pictures;
one must, without doubt, without hesitations, with assurance, admire
what is beautiful."
Vincent van Gogh
"Keep reading books, but remember that a book's only a book,
and you should learn to think for yourself."
One idea discovered in one book can change the way you see the world.
Robin Sharma, The Greatness Guide
Some people claim that it is okay to read trashy novels because sometimes you can find something valuable in them.
You can also find a crust of bread in a garbage can, if you search long enough, but there is a better way.
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"If information is the currency of democracy, then libraries are the banks."
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"There are many virtues in books, but the essential value is the adding
of knowledge to our stock by the record of new facts,
and, better, by the record of intuitions which distribute facts,
and are the formulas which supersede all histories."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Maybe one of the best gifts you could give your child this Christmas
is a new Bible or a book to strengthen his or her belief."
Cherie Lowe, Keep the Happy in Your Holidays
The Bible is a book of examples, not a book of exceptions. The characters in Scripture are unlikely heroes.
Brian Hardin, Passages
A few books are just trying to cash in on the latest fad or incident. However,
somewhere amongst them are a lot of books that are real gems.
Vick S, You Become What You Read
Seek out diversity. Read books and magazines about subjects you have
never been interested in before.
Meir Liraz, Small Business Management: Essential Ingredients for Success
"Like other books, the Bible provides so many lessons from
which we can learn."
Tom Norman, How To Study Your Bible And Increase Your Faith In Simple Steps
It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are which you have.
The wonderful thing about books is that they allow us to get an inside
look into the lives of great people from history, so we can study them,
and learn from them.
P. G.Manifold, Perseverance Is A Skill and You Need To Master It!
No schoolchild could escape the books and the freight of their
message in those expansive, pious postwar decades.
Henry Ford loved the readers, and took their precepts,
with the possible exception of piety, to heart.
Richard Snow, I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford
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Come up with a plan to follow for situations that are causing stress.
Of course it will help prevent stress even more if you follow through
and work the plan.
Sometimes this may take the help of a specialist. If you are in financial
distress, read books on the subject and seek out advice from a financial
Amber Rain, Happiness: How to Stop Feeling Depressed, Hopeless, Lonely, Sad and Be Happy
Books are among the most common clutter found in homes. If you
hoard books and you refuse to give or throw any of them away, then
you are just accumulating clutter.
Donald Hill, Home Organization: A Beginner's Guide to Decluttering Your Home and Living on What You Need for Stress Free Living
In reading books I have found mentors, stories of people who have faced
challenges and overcame them; people whom I admire. I have also found
wisdom, and words that make me stop and think, words that have given
me an "aha" moment! And, some books have given me hope.
Words can move you to change. The choice is often up to how you
internalize them and on what you choose to dwell.
Shadonna Richard, A Gift of Hope
Don't throw old books off your list; just be aware of their age.
They are powerful tools for understanding the present and
anticipating the future.
Gary Hoover, The Lifetime Learner's Guide to Reading and Learning
I started reading self development books some years back,
out of pure interest. As I read them, I started to immediately to change
my mind about certain things in life and I also put into practice the advice
William Scaec, How to Get Rich
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Every self-help author says his or her book will change your life.
This book will not change your life. YOU will change your life.
Greg Conderacci, Getting UP!: Supercharging Your Energy
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Gospel of peace or the Word of God - Take your dose of the Word of God
by reading it every day and doing whatever it says should be done.
Miriam Kinai, Boxed Set 5 Christian Sermons
While I have read many books in my lifetime and many of them have
had a positive influence on my life, this book, The Blessed Life, has
not only influence but has changed my life.
Catherine Pulsifer, The Blessed Life
From the book of Genesis through the book of Revelation, the Scriptures
are the story of God with us.
Brian Hardin, Reframe
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Many time the reading of a book has made the future of a man.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Inspirational self-help action books have inspired and motivated
millions of persons through the world, and they can motivate you as well.
W. Clement Stone, Believe and Achieve: W. Clement Stone's 17 Principles of Success
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Just the fact that you write about your success and publish it in a book
or on the web, may just be the inspiration someone needed to move
forward in his or her own life.
I am always reading inspirational books and looking for new ones.
Here a book, the Bible, has been right here in front of me all the time.
It is filled with wisdom and many inspiring messages and stories.
Try reading a book every once in a while that is in direct contrast
to your goals, find out more ways and ideas that could expedite your journey.
This helps to open your mind to new knowledge and new opportunities
that could help you simplify the path to achieve success with your new habits.
Reading books that have a positive influence on your thinking can
truly change your life. You may find your perceptions and beliefs
challenged as you read these books. But, challenging our own beliefs
is one way of learning to expand our thoughts and minds.
It is not at all incredible, that a book which has been so long in the
possession of mankind should contain many truths as yet undiscovered.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read a book of quotations.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Books, for me, used to be a way to escape. I now consider reading a good book a sacred indulgence, a chance to be any place I choose.
It is my absolute favorite way to spend time. What I know for sure is that reading opens you up. It exposes you and gives you access to anything your mind can hold.
What I love most about reading: It gives you the ability to reach higher ground. And keep climbing
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Indeed, Franklin had always had a love for books.
Though his father was not a rich man, he did have a library
and one of Franklin's great pleasures was reading the books in that library.
Mark Steinberg, Benjamin Franklin: Statesman,Patriot,and Entrepreneur
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house,
for hundreds of years.
Throughout her entire life Helen Keller loved the written word.
The world-famous deaf-blind woman born in 1880 realized at
a young age that words held the power to transport her to other realms.
Kim E. Nielsen, Helen Keller: Selected Writings (The History of Disability)
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All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour,
and the books of all time.
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and
then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a
meaning for me, and it becomes part of me.
W. Somerset Maugham
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A book holds a house of gold.
Benjamin Franklin, inspired by his love of reading, cultivated friendly
relations with the clerks in the bookstores. From them he borrowed
which he took home in the evening with the utmost care,
and having spent most of the night in reading, would return
them at an early hour in the morning,
before the master of the shop had time to miss them.
John S.C. Abbott, Benjamin Franklin
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A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.
My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.
The book, the idea of a book or the image of a book, is a symbol
of learning, of transmitting knowledge. I make my own books to find
my way through the old stories.
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Mark Twain received many rejection slips before his books were published.
Today those same books that were originally rejected are classic books.
A good example of Mark Twain's
philosophy on life is found in the words of wisdom he once
said: "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too can become great."
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