100+ Best Books Quotes

100+ Best Books 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,

A book is as private and consensual as sex.

Chuck Palahniuk

When you re-read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before.

Clifton Fadiman

I'm pretty sure my addiction to reading has just reached a whole new level.

Colleen Hoover

This book taught me, once and for all, how easily you can escape this world with the help of words! You can find friends between the pages of a book, wonderful friends.

Cornelia Funke

She did not care very much for other little girls, but if she had plenty of books she could console herself.

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.

G.K. Chesterton

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.

G.K. Chesterton

A book is a gift you can open again and again.

Garrison Keillor

It's a good idea to have your own books with you in a strange place

Cornelia Funke

Why can't people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?

David Baldacci

Luckily, I always travel with a book, just in case I have to wait on line for Santa, or some such inconvenience.

David Levithan

Books don't offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.

David Mitchell

Of course anyone who truly loves books buys more of them than he or she can hope to read in one fleeting lifetime. A good book, resting unopened in its slot on a shelf, full of majestic potentiality, is the most comforting sort of intellectual wallpaper.

David Quammen

Books can ignite fires in your mind, because they carry ideas for kindling, and art for matches.

Gary D. Schmidt

I owe everything I am and everything I will ever be to books.

Gary Paulsen

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman. Believing what he read made him mad.

George Bernard Shaw

She was fascinated with words. To her, words were things of beauty, each like a magical powder or potion that could be combined with other words to create powerful spells.

Dean Koontz

Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.

Diane Duane

I like best to have one book in my hand, and a stack of others on the floor beside me, so as to know the supply of poppy and mandragora will not run out before the small hours.

Dorothy Parker

Lovers of print are simply confusing the plate for the food.

Douglas Adams

Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.

Dr. Seuss

Never Let anyone tell you that you can't; show them that you can.

Gloria Mallette

Never put off till tomorrow the book you can read today.

Holbrook Jackson

Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gateAnd though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when IShall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.

James Russell Lowell

You can never, never have too many books

Drew Barrymore

Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book...

Dwight D. Eisenhower

One day, she ventured to the palace library and was delighted to find what good company books could be.

E. Lockhart

I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have yet gone ourselves.

E.M. Forster

Reading is my passion and my escape since I was 5 years old. Overall, children don't realize the magic that can live inside their own heads. Better even then any movie.

Eckhart Tolle

When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day.

Jean Fritz

If you love books enough, books will love you back.

Jo Walton

My grandma always said that God made libraries so that people didn't have any excuse to be stupid.

Joan Bauer

…only then did I wake out of the book.

John McGahern

No two persons ever read the same book.

Edmund Wilson

I only want power so I can get books.

Eliezer Yudkowsky

You see, unlike in the movies, there is no THE END sign flashing at the end of books. When I've read a book, I don't feel like I've finished anything. So I start a new one.

Elif Shafak

The greatest gift is the passion for reading.It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites,it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind.It is a moral illumination.

Elizabeth Hardwick

When you handle books all day long, every new one is a friend and a temptation.

Elizabeth Kostova

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