Books Quotes

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

Mark Twain

If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.

Toni Morrison

Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.

Jeremy Collier

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all

Abraham Lincoln

Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can

William Feather

Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.

Oprah Winfrey

Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more.

Elizabeth Hardwick

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time

Edwin P. Whipple

I know every book of mine by its smell, and I have but to put my nose between the pages to be reminded of all sorts of things.

George Robert Gissing

I know every book of mine by its smell, and I have but to put my nose between the pages to be reminded of all sorts of things.

George Robert Gissing

This will never be a civilized country until we expend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.

Elbert Hubbard

The oldest books are still only just out to those who have not read them.

Samuel Butler

A house without books is like a room without windows.

Heinrich Mann

Bread of flour is good; but there is bread, sweet as honey, if we would eat it, in a good book.

John Ruskin

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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