Bibliophile BartVan Aken has been collecting quotes about reading for several years. This bookcontains his own personal selection. Including such declarations of love as"Reading is that fruitful miracle of communication in the midst ofsolitude" (Marcel Proust), surprising, witty statements like "Outsideof a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark toread" (Groucho Marx) and wise statements to mull over, including "Wecan destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it" (AnthonyBurgess). Every quote is presented in a unique, original and tailor-made designby Dooreman, with an adapted font or special letter shapes. Where applicable,the quote has also been provided in the original language alongside theEnglish, with a brief explanation, such as the author and context.