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
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
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.
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