Book Quotes

Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills,responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunities for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults.

Eric Hoffer

Reading a good book can be like being on vacation!

Catherine Pulsifer

The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.

Unknown

The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.

Abraham Lincoln

Every burned book enlightens the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To see the Summer Sky Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie -True Poems flee.

Emily Dickinson

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.

Helen Keller

I am not thinking of those shining precepts which are the registered property of every school; that is to say learn as much by writing as by reading; be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others; have no favourites; keep men and things apart; guard against the prestige of great names; see that your judgments are your own; and do not shrink from disagreement; no trusting without testing; be more severe to ideas than to actions; do not overlook the strength of the bad cause of the weakness of the good; never be surprised by the crumbling of an idol or the disclosure of a skeleton; judge talent at its best and character at its worst; suspect power more than vice, and study problems in preference to periods.

John Dalberg-Acton, Lord Acton

This building is like a book. Its architecture is the binding, its text is in the glass and sculpture.

Malcolm Miller

The Death of Advertising? I think that's in the book of Revelation. It's the day when people everywhere become satisfied with their weight, their hair, their skin, their wardrobe, and their aroma.

Jef I. Richards

A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.

William Hazlitt

If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters.

Nora Ephron

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

Saint Augustine

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book

Irish proverb

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