Book Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Classic’ – a book which people praise and don’t read.
– Mark Twain
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
– Jorge Luis Borges
The closest thing we will ever come to an orderly universe is a good library.
– Ashleigh Brilliant
Outside of a dog, a book is probably man’s best friend, and inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.
Nobody ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have while trying to write one.
– Robert Byrne
People say life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.
– George R.R. Martin
I forget a book as soon as I finish writing it, which is not always a good thing.
– Anne Tyler
Choose your friends like your books, few but choice.
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don’t judge the book from its cover, open it and you’ll discover.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience : this is the ideal life.
– Mark Twain
Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
– Kathleen Norris
Wear the old coat and buy the new book.
– Austin Phelps
The public library is the most dangerous place in the town.
– John Ciardi
Life transforming ideas have always come to me through books.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
– Francis Bacon
Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them.
– Evan Esar
There is no past, as long as books shall live. Books make the past our heritage and our home.
Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.
– John Witherspoon
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
– Oscar Wilde
A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
– Jerry Seinfeld
Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.
– Lemony Snicket
Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad books.
– Mary Ann Shaffer
Every book has a soul, the soul of the person who wrote it and the soul of those who read it and dream about it.
– Carlos Ruiz Zafón