Books Quotes

Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him and a houseful of books isn't poor.

Sam Levenson

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

William Styron

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.

Mark Twain

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

Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.

William Hazlitt

A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our soul.

Franz Kafka

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

Abraham Lincoln

Books had instant replay long before televised sports.

Bern Williams

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

Henry David Thoreau

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

John Aikin

Books are the glass of council to dress ourselves by.

Bulstrode Whitlock

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

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

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

Mark Twain

Books are humanity in print.

Barbara W. Tuchman

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

William Styron

These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.

Gilbert Highet

The book you don't read can't help

Jim Rohn

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

Mark Twain

A book is the only immortality.

Rufus Choate

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

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

Samuel Butler

Never judge a book by its movie.

J.W. Eagan

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

Thomas Carlyle

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