Here are some quotes and sayings I have seen about books and reading. Feel free to add your own as well.
Reading for Sanity - It's either this or a straight jacket. Personally, we find books to be far more pleasant and a lot less binding.
A room without books is like a body without a soul - Marcus Tullius Cicero
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library - Jorge Luis Borges
You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend - Paul Sweeney
There is no friend as loyal as a book - Ernest Hemingway
I cannot live without books - Thomas Jefferson