Books Quotes

I am an inveterate homemaker, it is at once my pleasure, my recreation, and my handicap. Were I a man, my books would have been written in leisure, protected by a wife and a secretary and various household officials. As it is, being a woman, my work has had to be done between bouts of homemaking.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

As a dreamer of dreams and a travelin' man, I have chalked up many a mile. Read dozens of books about heroes and crooks, And I've learned much from both of their styles.

James William "Jimmy" Buffett

Fifty years from now, if an understanding of man's origins, his evolution, his history, his progress is not in the common place of the school books, we shall not exist.

Jacob Bronowski

I've often thought that my scruples about stealing books were the only thing that stood in the way of my being a really great scholar.

Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.

Barbara W. Tuchman

There is no future for e-books, because they are not books. E-books smell like burned fuel.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his death, whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!

Martin Bormann

In some quarters the films and books are lauded for their wholesome message, which is weird considering Bella is essentially deciding whether she'd rather shag a bat or a wolf. She's got zero interest in honest-to-goodness human-on-human action. No. It's magic farmyard creatures or nothing for her.

Charlton

Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.

Heinrich Heine

In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names

Marcus Tullius Cicero

You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach that which you can never learn from masters.

Saint Bernard

With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.

Lope de Vega

Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the stars and the mountains above. Let them look at the waters and the trees and flowers on Earth. Then they will begin to think, and to think is the beginning of a real education.

David Polis

What a blessing it is to love books. Everybody must love something, and I know of no objects of love that give such substantial and unfailing returns as books and a garden.

Elizabeth von Arnim

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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