The odd thing about people who had many books was how they always wanted more.
Patricia A. McKillip in The Bell at Sealey Head (2008).
On the other hand, there is a great beauty in being at ease with solitude and aloneness. People do many stupid things to keep themselves from being lonely, and someone who rarely has to contend with that problem has freed up a lot of time to work, learn, and simply be.
Raven Kaldera in Moon Phase Astrology: The Lunar Key to Your Destiny (2011)
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an e-book reader app must come with a free copy of Pride and Prejudice.
I’ve just learned that the first sentence of Pride and Prejudice (“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife”) is the second-most highlighted passage in Kindle ebooks. I agree that it’s a sentence worth remembering. But I hope people aren’t highlighting it because it’s hard for them to find the first sentence of a book.