Book Quotes, Sayings about literature

Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
Joseph Addison

So often, a visit to a bookshop has cheered me, and reminded me that there are good things in the world.
Vincent van Gogh

When I think of all the books still left for me to read, I am certain of further happiness.
Jules Renard

People don’t realize how a man’s whole life can be changed by one book.
Malcolm X

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

Books and movies, they are not mere entertainment. They sustain me and help me cope with my real life.
– Arlaina Tibensky

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

Puns are the highest form of literature.
Alfred Hitchcock

What is this obsession people have with books? They put them in their houses like they’re trophies. What do you need it for after you read it?
Jerry Seinfeld

Books can capture injustices in a way that stays with you and makes you want to do something about them. That’s why they are so powerful.
Malala Yousafzai

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