Book Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
Sleep is good, he said, And books are better.
- George R.R. Martin
Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.
- John Witherspoon
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.
Don’t judge the book from its cover, open it and you’ll discover.
A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
- Jerry Seinfeld
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
- Oscar Wilde
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.
- Abraham Lincoln
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