By Bear Grylls
No matter how stressful life is, it all vanishes as soon as I wake up to your lovely voice and smiling face. Good morning my sunshine.
If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It’s not the most social pastime.
To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time to read them.
Reading is thinking with someone else’s head instead of one’s own.
Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else’s head instead of with one’s own.
Scholars are those who have read in books, but thinkers, men of genius, world-enlighteners, and reformers of the human race are those who have read directly in the book of the world.
I’ve never known any trouble than an hour’s reading didn’t assuage.
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them; but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
A recluse without books and ink is already in life a dead man.
Kant’s style is so heavy that after his pure reason, the reader longs for unreasonableness.
Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.
Reading is not an end to itself, but a means to an end.
Stressed, depressed but well-dressed.