Book Quotes, Sayings about literature

The best books… are those that tell you what you know already.
George Orwell

My best, and only, bff is my books. They won’t judge me, and they tell me about all they are. No one can tell a story as good as my books can. Sure, a movie can show me people trying to be my book, but we all know they are only doing it to get cash. Stop watching a movie, and start reading a fiction novel!!!

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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

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

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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Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.
Samuel Butler

Every book teaches a lesson, even if the lesson is only that one has chosen the wrong book.
Mason Cooley

Books are the ultimate Dumpers: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.
John Green

Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.
J. K. Rowling

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Be awesome! Be a book nut!
Dr. Seuss

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
James Russell Lowell

The paper is patient, but the reader is not.
Joseph Joubert

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
Joseph Joubert

Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
– Paul Valéry

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To a lover of books the shops and sales in London present irresistible temptations.
Edward Gibbon

A little library, growing every year, is an honorable part of a man’s history. It is a man’s duty to have books.
Henry Ward Beecher

Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
Henry Ward Beecher

The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.
Anthony Burgess

Perhaps they were right putting love into books. Perhaps it could not live anywhere else.
William Faulkner

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