Books are delightful society. If you go into a room and find it full of books - even without taking them from the shelves they seem to speak to you, to bid you welcome. William Gladstone, Prime Minister, UK, C.
Of course anyone who truly loves books buys more of them than he or she can hope to read in one fleeting lifetime. A good book, resting unopened in its slot on a shelf, full of majestic potentiality, is the most comforting sort of intellectual wallpaper.
"She reads books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live." -Annie Dillard I love this quote - I'd have it running along my books are freedom tat idea in typewriter script or a more whimsical one acc to the book design