Books are wonderful gifts to mankind. Books are useful in many ways. They educate, entertain and serve as good companions when we are lonely. They guide us when we are confused. They inspire us when we are low in spirit. They are men’s best friends. Books console us when we are in sorrow. We are never alone in the company of books. They demand nothing for the service they do to the mankind.
There are books on literature, science, fiction, history, art, culture, civilization, architecture, fashion, technology, philosophy, etc. Some books are for serious reading, some are intended to enrich our knowledge and learning. Many books give us an insight into a various aspect of life. Books are a good source for the publication of useful ideas. They help in the spread of our progressive views. They are a reservoir of knowledge and information. Books help to widen our interest. They broaden our outlook. They enrich our thoughts. They help us in understanding different aspects of life.
Some people have a great love for books. Books are their permanent friends. They carry them wherever they go. They encourage us to fight the odds of life bravely. They fill our minds with noble thoughts. They awaken our souls. They mold our characters. But we should be very cautious in the choice of books. Books which are not good may mislead the readers. They can spoil us. The reading of an interesting book shortens the distance and time that is in between. A person is never going to feel alone in the presence of books.
Thus, books are a blessing. They are the treasure richer than the treasure of the king. This treasure is inexhaustible. They are the gold mines of art, literature, science, and information. We should develop a habit of reading. It is good for us and society as well.