100+ Best Books Quotes

100+ Best Books Quotes

414 Quotes

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.

Here are some inspirational quotes from Books and also discover the inspiring things that have been said about books and motivating things that have been said about reading by authors, poets, scientists,

I was with book, as a woman is with child.

C.S. Lewis

Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted ...but to weigh and consider.

Francis Bacon

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.

Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.

Francis Bacon

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.

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

François Mauriac

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.

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

Erasmus

A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.

Andrew Carnegie

And she never could remember; and ever since that day what Lucy means by a good story is a story which reminds her of the forgotten story in the Magician's Book.

C.S. Lewis

Of course I loved books more than people.

Diane Setterfield

What better place to kill time than a library?

Diane Setterfield

I wanted to crawl in between those black lines of print, the way you crawl through a fence, and go to sleep under that beautiful big green fig-tree.

Sylvia Plath

No two persons ever read the same book.

Edmund Wilson

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : 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.

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

A childhood without books – that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the enchanted place where you can go and find the rarest kind of joy.

Astrid Lindgren

Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.

Robertson Davies

Come with me,' Mom says.To the library. Books and summertimego together.

Lisa Schroeder

A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.

Robertson Davies

I was burning through books every day - stories about people and places I'd never heard of. They were perhaps the only thing that kept me from teetering into utter despair.

Sarah J. Maas

My life - my personality, my habits, even my speech - is a combination of the books I choose to read, the people I choose to listen to, and the thoughts I choose to tolerate in my mind

Andy Andrews

Books may look like nothing more than words on a page, but they are actually an infinitely complex imaginotransference technology that translates odd, inky squiggles into pictures inside your head.

Jasper Fforde

. . . I lay on the bed and lost myself in the stories. I liked that. Books were safer than other people anyway.

Neil Gaiman

A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.

C.S. Lewis

A house without books is like a room without windows.

Horace Mann

I have gone to [this bookshop] for years, always finding the one book I wanted - and then three more I hadn’t known I wanted.

Mary Ann Shaffer

Even a book can be dangerous in the wrong hands, and when that happens, you blame the hands, but you also read the book.

Erika Johansen

Books are the most wonderful friends in the world. When you meet them and pick them up, they are always ready to give you a few ideas. When you put them down, they never get mad; when you take them up again, they seem to enrich you all the more.

Fulton J. Sheen

It had filled my time - given me quiet, steadfast company with those characters, who did not exist and never would, but somehow made me feel less ... alone.

Sarah J. Maas

Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.

C.S. Lewis

Take no heed of her.... She reads a lot of books.

Jasper Fforde

Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Governments and fashions come and go but Jane Eyre is for all time.

Jasper Fforde

Books can truly change our lives: the lives of those who read them, the lives of those who write them. Readers and writers alike discover things they never knew about the world and about themselves.

Lloyd Alexander

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.

Oscar Wilde

Only the ship is made of books, its sails thousands of overlapping pages, and the sea it floats upon is dark black ink.

Erin Morgenstern

Me, poor man, my libraryWas dukedom large enough.

William Shakespeare

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.

Edward P. Morgan

Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.

Angela Carter

The best books... are those that tell you what you know already.

George Orwell

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

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

Oscar Wilde

Tis the good reader that makes the good book.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Walking the stacks in a library, dragging your fingers across the spines -- it's hard not to feel the presence of sleeping spirits.

Robin Sloan

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