Book Quotes, Sayings about literature

A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
Jerry Seinfeld

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Mark Twain

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

Reading a book is like opening a little world that’s almost like a second life.

Submitted by: o.d.

Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them.
– Evan Esar

Wear the old coat and buy the new book.
– Austin Phelps

So many books, so little time.
– Frank Zappa

The public library is the most dangerous place in the town.
– John Ciardi

Choose your friends like your books, few but choice.

I forget a book as soon as I finish writing it, which is not always a good thing.
– Anne Tyler


Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
Francis Bacon

Life transforming ideas have always come to me through books.

Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
– Kathleen Norris

Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.
– John Witherspoon

There is no past, as long as books shall live. Books make the past our heritage and our home.

A book can talk to your mind. A book can go around the world with you. A book can make you a smarter individual.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee

A good book enlightens and empowers your mind, and it is worth reading over again and again – new lessons are learned and new perceptions are acquired.
Dr T.P.Chia

Books are vitamins for the mind, and the best teacher of humankind.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Dr T.P.Chia

You don’t write a book to show off.
– Tony Orlando

A book worth reading is worth buying.
– John Ruskin

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