10 Quotes/10 Books

Our team has a group of players that share what they are reading. During this down time a couple of them asked me what I had going. So I thought I would post a quick blog. First 10 fun reading quotes, followed by 10 books on a suggested shutdown reading list. Enjoy!

1. “If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. “Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

3. “Think before you speak. Read before you think.” – Fran Lebowitz


5. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

6. “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King

7. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” – Margaret Fuller


9. “The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn’t know how to read.” – Benjamin Franklin


1. These Truths. A History of The United States. Jill Lepore. https://www.amazon.com/These-Truths-History-United-States/dp/0393635244

2. The Splendid and The Vile. Erik Larson. A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz https://www.amazon.com/dp/0385348711/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_66.CEbSKEVGPT

3. Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster https://www.amazon.com/dp/1501134639/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_A9.CEb89NWWQ2

4. The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers https://www.amazon.com/dp/1419735160/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_eaaDEbCFCC579

5. Something Needs to Change: A Call to Make Your Life Count in a World of Urgent Need https://www.amazon.com/dp/0735291411/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_OcaDEb6F6EA67

6. John Adams Under Fire: The Founding Father’s Fight for Justice in the Boston Massacre Murder Trial https://www.amazon.com/dp/1335015922/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_seaDEb0PBNTXR

7. The Hope Of Glory. Jon Meacham https://www.amazon.com/Hope-Glory-Reflections-Words-Jesus/dp/0593236661

8. Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators https://www.amazon.com/dp/0316486639/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_YfaDEbY9XYTWB

9. Me: Elton John Official Autobiography https://www.amazon.com/dp/1250147603/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_whaDEbRXDCYRT

10. You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why It Matters https://www.amazon.com/dp/1250297192/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_ViaDEbTZA194W