"You are the same today as you will be in five years except for two things: the people you meet and the books* you read." (Charles T. Jones)
*interpreted to include stage productions and movies especially those connected with books
DATE A GIRL WHO READS - Truth on the Internet or Why We Still Need Librarians
On Facebook today a friend posted the following quote and attributed it to Hollywood Twilight star Robert Pattinson. From a cursory check through Google it appears that the quote comes from a longer blog post written by Rosemarie Urquico, who is said to be a writer from the Philippines. Rest assured that Pattinson did not write this. The column has been re-blogged many times but I haven't been able to find an original source. Here's one place the whole piece is shared.
So much for truth on the Internet. This is why we need librarians. In the past they have always evaluated resources for accuracy while not censoring information.
Robert Pattinson Quote : "If you find a girl who reads, keep her close. When you find her up at 2 AM clutching a book to her chest and weeping, make her a cup of tea and hold her. You may lose her for a couple of hours but she will always come back to you. She’ll talk as if the characters in the book are real, because for a while, they always are. Date a girl who reads because you deserve it. You deserve a girl who can give you the most colorful life imaginable. If you can only give her monotony, and stale hours and half-baked proposals, then you’re better off alone. If you want the world and the worlds beyond it, date a girl who reads.
Upon doing a bit more searching I found the following information: