Book Quotes

A good book has no ending.

R.D. Cumming

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.

G.K. Chesterton

Writers are not just people who sit down and write. They hazard themselves. Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at stake.

E. L. Doctorow

Outside of a dog, a book is probably man’s best friend, and inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.

Groucho Marx

Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts -- the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.

John Ruskin

A good book is the purest essence of a human soul.

Thomas Carlyle

Every day a parent asks, "When is your pediatric nutrition book coming out?" Parents are eager for information. They don't know what to feed their kids. They know that the diet of their household and of their community are unhealthy, but they don't know what to do. They are stumped because they want to make changes, but they don't know how to get their kids to like healthy foods. This book has the answers. Not only will it explain what a healthy diet is, it will show you how to implement the best diet for your children in such a way that they will love it, eat it, and adopt a healthy approach to nutrition that will last a lifetime.

Joel Fuhrman

A good book should leave you... slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.

William Styron

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.

Ronald Reagan

Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Never judge a book by its movie.

J.W. Eagan

A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins.

Charles Lamb

A book is the only immortality.

Rufus Choate

A classic is a book which people praise and don't read.

Mark Twain

The book you don't read can't help

Jim Rohn

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted. You should live several lives while reading it.

William Styron

A good book is always on tap; it may be decanted and drunk a hundred times, and it is still there for further imbibement.

Holbrook Jackson

A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counsellor, a multitude of counsellors.

Henry Ward Beecher

To choose a good book, look in an inquisitorís prohibited list.

John Aikin

How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.

Henry David Thoreau

There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done around the house.

Joe Ryan

I find television to be very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go in the other room and read a book.

Groucho Marx

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.

Edward P. Morgan

A Book is like a Garden, carried in the Pocket.

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