Books Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Frank Zappa” float=”none” width=”100%”]“So many books, so little time.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marcus Tullius Cicero” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Twain” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jorge Luis Borges” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Lemony Snicket, Horseradish” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”C.S. Lewis” float=”none” width=”100%”]“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oscar Wilde” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ernest Hemingway” float=”none” width=”100%”]“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Oscar Wilde” float=”none” width=”100%”]“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel” float=”none” width=”100%”]“One must always be careful of books,” said Tessa, “and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Toni Morrison” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Twain” float=”none” width=”100%”]“′Classic′ – a book which people praise and don’t read.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones” float=”none” width=”100%”]“… a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Markus Herz” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Be careful about reading health books. Some fine day you’ll die of a misprint.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”C.S. Lewis” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George R. R. Martin” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Sleep is good, he said, and books are better.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sir Francis Bacon” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus” float=”none” width=”100%”]“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”St. Augustine” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Bernard Shaw” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bertrand Russell” float=”none” width=”100%”]“There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Green, The Fault in Our Stars” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Ward Beecherr” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Thomas Jefferson” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I cannot live without books.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Fran Lebowitz, The Fran Lebowitz Reader” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Think before you speak. Read before you think.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen King” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Good books don’t give up all their secrets at once.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alice Hoffman” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books may well be the only true magic.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Brodsky” float=”none” width=”100%”]“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake” float=”none” width=”100%”]“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Christopher Paolini, Eragon” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”J.K. Rowling” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cicero” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Twain, Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Louisa May Alcott, Work: A Story of Experience” float=”none” width=”100%”]“She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Virginia Woolf, Between the Acts” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books are the mirrors of the soul.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Umberto Eco” float=”none” width=”100%”]“We live for books.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”ohn Waters” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If you go home with somebody, and they don’t have books, don’t fuck ’em!”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Diane Duane, So You Want to Be a Wizard” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Orhan Pamuk, The New Life” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jane Austen” float=”none” width=”100%”]“but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Philip Pullman” float=”none” width=”100%”]“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Madeleine L’Engle” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Italo Calvino, The Uses of Literature” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Dave Eggers” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books have a unique way of stopping time in a particular moment and saying: Let’s not forget this.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Irving Stone, Clarence Darrow for the Defense” float=”none” width=”100%”]“There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I lived in books more than I lived anywhere else.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I do things like get in a taxi and say, “The library, and step on it.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Arthur Conan Doyle” float=”none” width=”100%”]“It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jerry Seinfeld” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If a book about failures doesn’t sell, is it a success?”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The world was hers for the reading.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Franz Kafka” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Christopher Morley, Pipefuls” float=”none” width=”100%”]“There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Franz Kafka” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Orwell, 1984″ float=”none” width=”100%”]“The best books… are those that tell you what you know already.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Annie Dillard, The Living” float=”none” width=”100%”]“She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Abraham Lincoln” float=”none” width=”100%”]“My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dan Brown, Angels & Demons” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist” float=”none” width=”100%”]“There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stendhal, The Red and the Black” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A good book is an event in my life.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Isabel Allende” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francois Mauriac” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Miller, The Books in My Life” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Horace Mann” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A house without books is like a room without windows.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Margaret Walker” float=”none” width=”100%”]“When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””Henry Wadsworth Longfellow”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Louis Stevenson, Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Terry Pratchett” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If you have enough book space, I don’t want to talk to you.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Louis L’Amour, Matagorda/The First Fast Draw” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Abraham Lincoln” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen Fry” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Caroline Gordon” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Terry Pratchett, Reaper Man” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Five exclamation marks, the sure sign of an insane mind.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” G.K. Chesterton” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Joubert” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dr. Seuss” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Be awesome! Be a book nut!”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Malcolm X” float=”none” width=”100%”]“My alma mater was books, a good library…. I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stéphane Mallarmé” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Everything in the world exists in order to end up as a book.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Some of these things are true and some of them lies. But they are all good stories.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”W. Somerset Maugham, Books and You” float=”none” width=”100%”]“To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Gary Paulsen, Shelf Life: Stories by the Book” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I owe everything I am and everything I will ever be to books.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books were safer than other people anyway.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Russell Banks, Continental Drift” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Go, my book, and help destroy the world as it is.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Wilkie Collins, Armadale” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The books – the generous friends who met me without suspicion – the merciful masters who never used me ill!”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Amanda Cross” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A literary academic can no more pass a bookstore than an alcoholic can pass a bar.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”G.K. Chesterton” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” J.K Rowling” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Neil Gaiman” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you’d most like not to lose.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry David Thoreau, Walden” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Ambrose Bierce” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The covers of this book are too far apart.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Baldacci, The Camel Club” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books don’t offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Thomas Jefferson” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ralph Waldo Emerson” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Green, An Abundance of Katherines” float=”none” width=”100%”]“He liked the mere act of reading, the magic of turning scratches on a page into words inside his head.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ezra Pound” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Prince” float=”none” width=”100%”]“We live and breathe words.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jessamyn West” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451″ float=”none” width=”100%”]“The magic is only in what books say, how they stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ezra Pound, ABC of Reading” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Literature is news that stays news.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jasper Fforde, The Eyre Affair” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Take no heed of her…. She reads a lot of books.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Christopher Hitchens” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Everybody does have a book in them, but in most cases that’s where it should stay.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man’s Fear” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Books are a poor substitute for female companionship, but they are easier to find.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Malcolm X” float=”none” width=”100%”]“People don’t realize how a man’s whole life can be changed by one book.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jean Fritz” float=”none” width=”100%”]“When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sharon Creech” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I love the way that each book—any book—is its own journey. You open it, and off you go….”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Steinbeck, A John Steinbeck Encyclopedia” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I guess there are never enough books.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Patricia A. McKillip, The Bell at Sealey Head” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The odd thing about people who had many books was how they always wanted more.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” G.K. Chesterton, Heretics” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Ezra Pound” float=”none” width=”100%”]“There is no reason why the same man should like the same books at eighteen and at forty-eight”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Franz Kafka” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us.”[/wpsm_quote]