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Books are the most quietest of friends, they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.

Charles Eliot

According to Webster Dictionary, A book is a set of written, printed, or blank sheets bound together into a volume. It can also be a long written or printed literary composition. It could be in a magazine format, e-book or a capitalized form (Bible). It is something that yields knowledge or understanding.

A friend is an acquaintance, a favoured companion, buddy, confidant, amigo, and musketeer that gets attached to another by affection or esteem.

A good book on your shelf is a friend that turns its back on you and remain a friend.


Are you a lover or hater of books?  Do you find a friend or an enemy in books?

Five Reasons for Hating Books

  • Its bulkiness 

A book is said to be bulky when it is large, voluminous and difficult to carry. It could become tiresome, uninteresting, tedious and dull when it is bulky.

  • Not in a friendly format

A book not being in a friendly format insinuates its hostility, unfriendliness, unpleasant or harsh feelings.

  • It is time consuming 

A book is hated when it is too engaging, engrossing and gripping that it robs one of His plans

  • Indecipherable writings 

The impossibility to read or understand. When the writings is illegible and unreadable.

  • Lack or No passion

When there is no strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement about reading.

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies; the man who never reads lives only one.


Five Benefits of Books Loving

  • It is educating and entertaining
  • It brings out the best in you by enhancing your brain
  • You find a confidant in it, when you find it difficult to socialise due to social anxiety
  • You tend to learn something new as the day goes by
  • It boost your Leadership skills. Great leaders are great readers. The more you read and apply what you read in your life, the better you lead.

I hated reading books but when i fell in love with it, I discovered there is more than just living. The first i ever read complete is ‘Purpose Driven Life’ by Rick Warren, which brought out my real being. 

Miss a meal if you have to, but don’t miss a book

Jim Rohn

If  you read a lot of books, you are considered well-read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you are not considered well viewed.

Lily Tomlin

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man’s mind can get both provocation and privacy.

Edward Morgan

Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant, and interesting.

Aldous Huxley

The things i want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who will get me a book i have not read.

Abraham Lincoln

Get up and go get that book; Never stop reading and learning…. Hoppie