30 Good quotes about books and reading

26 Jan 2019 By Cool & Famous Quotes

Anybody who seeks to do well and prosper in life knows the importance and value of books. Books are the doorways to the past, present and the future, i.e. they are the pathways to the time line of the world as we know it is and as it can be. Books are our companions in the difficult times we face, the knowledge we seek, the inspiration we need and the guidance we want. From great humans of the past, to the most recent discoveries and preparing for the future – books will always be in our support. As Abraham Lincoln said - “Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.” Here are some of the most enlightening quotes on our best companion – Books!

 

A room without books is like a body without a soul. —  Marcus Tullius Cicero

A room without books is like a body without a soul.

 

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. —  Jorge Luis Borges

 

Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live. –  Gustave Flaubert

 

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.  – Anna Quindlen

 

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. —  Haruki Murakami

 

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. — Oscar Wilde

 

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

 

Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back. — John Green

 

Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry. — Cassandra Clare

 

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. —  William Styron

 

To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting. – Edmund Burke

 

Books are a uniquely portable magic. –Stephen King

 

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.

 

Sleep is good, he said, and books are better. —  George R.R. Martin

 

When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes. — Erasmus

 

Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out. — J.K. Rowling

 

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

I read a book one day and my whole life was changed. —  Orhan Pamuk

 

I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.

 

There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books. — Irving Stone

 

If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads. — François Mauriac

 

It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between. — C.S. Lewis

 

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. – Jane Austen

 

Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves. – Jeremy Collier

 

The only thing you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. – Albert Einstein

 

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all. — Abraham Lincoln

 

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.

 

My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. — Malcolm X

 

There is no friend as loyal as a book. — Ernest Hemingway

 

Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all. — Henry David Thoreau

 

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island. — Walt Disney

 

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience. This is the ideal life. – Mark Twain

 

A man will turn over half a library to make one book. – Samuel Johnson

 

No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance. – Confucius

 

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