Good books are the light house that enlightens our minds, families, schools and societies.
Today the ability to read is highly valued and very important for social and economic advancement.
In today’s world with so much more to know and to learn and also the need for a conscious effort to conquer the divisive forces, the importance of reading has increased.
A person can always avoid such company by indulging in other activities such as keeping company with those who have a positive approach to life as well as a constructive and creative mind.
However, spending time with books is much better than all these activities.
They can comprehend ideas, follow arguments and detect implications.
Good readers can extract from the writing what is important for the particular task they are employed in and they can do it quickly.
We cannot afford to spend time reading all sorts of books. “ Books are real treasures and everyone should look for these.
When a person opens books, he finds treasures of goodness and wisdom which spring out from its pages along with good pieces of advice, sound teaching, counsels and truths.
They never betray but accompany the reader, either sitting alone or traveling. We are the dwellers of this speedy advancing world. To keep the pace, we must also need to do things that benefit us. It can make a stagnant, barren mind rich and cultivatable. But, care is needed to ensure that reading doesn’t become a substitute for the real life.
Those who are habitual of reading feel comforted with books. Medically it also plays a vital role to eradicate depression and unrest. The moment one ceases to enjoy the ordinary pleasures and happiness of life and is content to enjoy them vicariously through fictional and historical representation, one loses all the benefits of reading and loses contact with life.