HENRY DRUMMOND, Inherit the Wind (1960)
You want weapons? We're in a library! Books - the best weapons in the world! This room's the greatest arsenal we could have. Arm yourselves!
THE DOCTOR, Doctor Who, "Tooth and Claw" (2006)
Life isn't a comic book.
HIRO NAKAMURA, Heroes, "Chapter Sixteen 'Unexpected'" (2007)
Books are useless! I only ever read one book, To Kill A Mockingbird, and it gave me absolutely no insight on how to kill mockingbirds! Sure, it taught me not to judge a man by the color of his skin... but what good does that do me?
HOMER SIMPSON, The Simpsons (1989)
All these books, a world of knowledge at your fingertips, and you play poker all night?
WILLIAM SOMERSET, Se7en (1995)
I'm sure my books and I are in for a fascinating afternoon!
RUPERT GILES, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, "Phases" (1998)
Goose-stepping morons like yourself should try reading books instead of burning them!
PROFESSOR HENRY JONES, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
There's nothing you can get from a book that you can't get from a television faster.
HARRY WORMWOOD, Matilda (1996)
The joy of reading a book is not knowing what happens next.
LEONARD SHELBY, Memento (2000)
When you read a book as a child, it becomes a part of your identity in a way that no other reading in your whole life does.
KATHLEEN KELLY, You've Got Mail (1998)