Importance of Books in Our Life – Essay 1.
Books are written and printed texts that serve to give information to the reader. Before books are ready for the market they have to go through certain procedures of validation after which they are confirmed to be of market standards.
There are books which have been written in the past as well as there are some which have been written recently. Similarly, there are books written on different topics, disciplines, subjects and also for different levels of understanding.
Importance of books in our life
- Books help give information concerning particular disciplines and therefore help in different kinds of research and reference.
- Books also help in recording important information that cannot or should not be forgotten for purposes of future reference.
- They are used as teaching materials in schools and other learning institutions as they record the curriculum that is used by teachers to deliver teaching to learners.
- Writing books are used to take notes which are given by instructors and tutors for the purpose of revision in the days that come.
- Some books such as story books are used for entertainment purposes which can help in passing time and even eliminating the aspect of idleness and boredom.
- There are books that have also been used to record and preserve history so that it will also be available for the future generations.
- Some books also tell us about an individual, place or event that happened and therefore information about it is too critical to be overlooked.
Different books have been written by different individuals and for different reasons. However, the bottom line remains that books form an important part of our life and should therefore be well maintained so that they are also helpful and of value to other people who may come after our passing.
By Mary (2019)
Importance of Books in Our Life – Essay 2.
Books plays an important role in in our life. It is said that books are our best companions. Books are our friends in a real sense. They demand nothing from us. They give us plenty of joy. We also learn a lot from them. They take us into a different world of imagination.
A books consists of long written work consisting of several pages. It may be published form either in physical form or in electronic form.
Good books improve our standard of living. They tone up our intellectual taste they make our outlook broad. They console us when we are depressed.
Books encourage us when we are defeated. When we read books written by successful people about their life experiences, we learn that in-spite of the defeat and obstacles that come their way, they refused to settle for anything less than achieving what there really desired. They inspire us to work hard with hope and courage. They remove our ignorance and add to our knowledge. Books enrich our experience and sharpen our intellect. Thus a good book is our true friend.
A man must avoid reading bad books. They may make our life miserable. We may have to suffer because of bad books. They develop in us bad habits. They mislead and misguide. Bad books ruin our intellect. They spoil our interest in reading good and serious books. We must avoid reading such bad and cheap books because they waste our time and energy.
We should develop a healthy habit of reading books. We must select the books carefully. We should read only good books. Reading good books has many advantages. Good books build characters. They ignite the passion of humanity in the mind of the reader. However, bad books spoil our character. They develop unhealthy habits in us. We should follow children and young men to read only good books. They should act upon the lessons they learn from such books. A good book is our ‘friend, philosopher and guide’.
Everybody wants pleasure in life. Man wants wealth and power for the sake of pleasure. He wants to have good health so that he may enjoy life more and more. In the modern age man seeks pleasure everywhere. All the discoveries and inventions of science are made for human happiness. Even saints and sanyasis live a life of suffering in this world for divine pleasure in the other world.
We can get pleasure from various things. Spots, games and films are some of them. But the reading of books gives us the real pleasure of life. When we read good book, we forget ourselves. We do not remember the care and anxieties of the world. We are sent into a land of beauty, imagination and happiness. So, books are the source of the greatest pleasure in life.
Well-read man is loved by all. He is a store house of information. He knows something of everything. A well read man can be very good talker. He can entertain us with his good talks. He shows his worth at a social function. He can talk about many things. So, we do not feel dullness and boredom in the company of such persons. This is another advantage of reading books.
Books are of different kinds. Some books deal with topics of general nature. Everybody likes to read those books. There are also some books on certain topics. Such books are written for a particular set of readers. A general reader likes to read books of general nature. They give us knowledge and pleasure.
We should be very careful while we select books. Good books develop in us many qualities. A man of wide reading is a man of culture. Books, magazines and journals do not bore us. They make our life happy. But bad books spoil our taste. Only a sincere reader of good books knows what divine pleasure he gets from reading books.
By Nikhil (2015)