The Gift of Reading


What an ideal time of year to remember just how special the gift of reading is!

To close 2016, here are a few thoughts about the wonder of books and reading.  Enjoy!!

“A book is a gift you can open again and again.” – Garrison Keillor

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King

“So many books, so little time.” – Frank Zappa

“A book is a dream you hold in your hand.” – Neil Gaiman

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” – Dr. Seuss

“I cannot live without books.”  – Thomas Jefferson

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

“One of the greatest gifts adults can give – to their offspring and to their society – is to read to children.”  – Carl Sagan

“A book is a device to ignite the imagination.” – Alan Bennett

“Turn the pages of your imagination…READ!” – Author unknown

“The greatest gift of all is a passion for reading.” – Elizabeth Hardwick

RIF-Honolulu wishes you holidays filled with joy and a 2017 filled with great books!