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Picture quote by Albert Einstein about motivational

There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own. ⏤ Albert Einstein

Picture quote about future

There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.

Picture quote by Sayings about books

Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Harper Lee about wisdom

The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think. ⏤ Harper Lee

Picture quote by Oscar Wilde about happy

WIth freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy. ⏤ Oscar Wilde

Picture quote by Ray Bradbury about books

You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. ⏤ Ray Bradbury

Picture quote by Neil Gaiman about book

A book is a dream that you hold in your hand. ⏤ Neil Gaiman

Picture quote by Neil Gaiman about reading

I went away in my head, into a book. ⏤ Neil Gaiman

Picture quote by Jorge Luis Borges about imagination

I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. ⏤ Jorge Luis Borges

Picture quote about knowledge

A room without books is like a body without a soul.

Picture quote by Unknown about reading

If I'm ever stranded, I hope it's in a bookstore. ⏤ Unknown

Picture quote by Ernest Hemingway about friends

There is no friend as loyal as a book. ⏤ Ernest Hemingway

Picture quote by Francis Bacon about wisdom

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested. ⏤ Francis Bacon

Picture quote by John Burroughs about time

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. ⏤ John Burroughs

Picture quote about children

There is no such thing as a child who hates to read. There are only children who have not found the right book.

Picture quote by Annie Dillard about woman

She reads books as one would breathe air to fill up and live ⏤ Annie Dillard

Picture quote by Jane Austen about books

If a book is well written, I always find it too short. ⏤ Jane Austen

Picture quote by Mason Cooley about reading

Reading give us some place to go when we have to stay where we are. ⏤ Mason Cooley

Picture quote by Saint Augustine about travel

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. ⏤ Saint Augustine

Picture quote about books

I do not want to just read books. I want to climb inside them and live there.

Picture quote by William Feather about book

Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend. ⏤ William Feather

Picture quote by Sayings about books

After I read a good book I have hard time coping with reality. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Mark Twain about friends

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience this is the ideal life. ⏤ Mark Twain

Picture quote about books

Don’t forget to to recharge your mind every night

Picture quote about library

A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone.

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The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.

Rene Descartes, mathematician

A room without books is like a body without a soul.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson, president

look for a long time at what pleases you, and longer still at what pains you...


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

Mark Twain, author

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

Saint Augustine, philosopher

If a book about failures doesn't sell, is it a success?

Jerry Seinfeld, comedian

A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.

C. S. Lewis, writer

Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.

Mark Haddon, novelist

The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

If you go home with somebody, and they don't have books, don't fuck 'em!

John Waters, director

My alma mater was books, a good library. I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.

Malcolm X, activist

Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.

Neil Gaiman, author

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.

Anna Quindlen, journalist

Good books don't give up all their secrets at once.

Stephen King, author

So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookcase on the wall.

Roald Dahl, novelist

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.

Walt Disney, cartoonist

Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.

John Green,

I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, 'Where's the self-help section?' She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.

George Carlin, comedian

Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories.

Mario Vargas Llosa, writer

Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen.

Maimonides, philosopher

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.

Groucho Marx, comedian

All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books.

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

You can travel the world and never leave your chair when you read a book.

Sherry K. Plummer,

Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.

Virginia Woolf, author

I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done.

Steven Wright, comedian

We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.

Philip Pullman, writer

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.

C. S. Lewis, writer

Despite the enormous quantity of books, how few people read! And if one reads profitably, one would realize how much stupid stuff the vulgar herd is content to swallow every day.

Voltaire, writer

There is no friend as loyal as a book.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.

Jean Cocteau, director

Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.

Jules Renard, dramatist

My books are water; those of the great geniuses is wine. Everybody drinks water.

Mark Twain, author

You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.

James Baldwin, educator

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I'll waste no time reading it.

Moses Hadas, writer

She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.

Louisa May Alcott, novelist

The true university of these days is a collection of books.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

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

William Styron, novelist

Anybody can write a three-volume novel. It merely requires a complete ignorance of both life and literature.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs.

Wentworth Miller, actor

A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.

Edmond de Goncourt, writer

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

Samuel Butler, poet

A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.

Franz Kafka, novelist

Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.

Hermann Hesse, novelist

So many books, so little time.

Frank Zappa, musician

Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future.

Ulysses S. Grant, president

A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.

David Mitchell,

Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.

Henry David Thoreau, author

It's strange because sometimes, I read a book, and I think I am the people in the book.

Stephen Chbosky, novelist

From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.

Helen Hayes, actress

Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society. Libraries are only good if people use them, like books only exist when someone reads them.

Nicholas Meyer, writer

A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.

Italo Calvino, journalist

People do not deserve to have good writings; they are so pleased with the bad.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves.

Claud-Adrian Helvetius, philosopher

A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers.

Ernest Dimnet, clergyman

Leisure without literature is death and burial alive.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

Classic' - a book which people praise and don't read.

Mark Twain, author

I read over a hundred books a year and have done so since I was fifteen years old, and every book I've read has taught me something.

Nicholas Sparks, author

A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.

Logan Pearsall Smith, critic

A book is a mirror; if an ass peers into it, you can not expect an apostle to peer out.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist

When you publish a book, it's the world's book. The world edits it.

Philip Roth, novelist

The decline in literature indicates a decline in the nation. The two keep pace in their downward tendency.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as an Egyptian king wrote over his library,'The medicines of the soul.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., writer

I was with book, as a woman is with child.

C. S. Lewis, writer

You cannot open a book without learning something.

Confucius, philosopher

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have.

Alan Bennett, dramatist

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill, politician

There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

I went to school, I went to college. I know how to read. Even though I lack common sense sometimes, I am book smart.

Nicole Polizzi, celebrity

In camp was found a book, the first of the kind I had ever seen, in which I was made a great hero, slaying Indians by the hundreds.

Kit Carson, explorer

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

Abraham Lincoln, president

Books tap the wisdom of our species -- the greatest minds, the best teachers -- from all over the world and from all our history. And they're patient.

Carl Sagan, astronomer

Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gate And though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.

J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist

In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.

Charles William Eliot, educator

In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you.

Mortimer Adler, philosopher

Without story books is like a person with no soul.

Stephen King, author

Some people take 10 years to write a book and some can do one in under a year.

David Baldacci, novelist

There is no reason why the same man should like the same books at eighteen and at forty-eight.

Ezra Pound, poet

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

The art of letters will come to an end before A.D. 2000. I shall survive as a curiosity.

Ezra Pound, poet

The self-styled intellectual who is impotent with pen and ink hungers to write history with sword and blood.

Eric Hoffer, writer

The proper study of mankind is books.

Aldous Huxley, novelist

There is an incompatibility between literary creation and political activity.

Mario Vargas Llosa, writer

I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better that book or orator.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book.

Samuel Johnson, author

We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.

B. F. Skinner, psychologist

When I'm working on a book, I constantly retype my own sentences. Every day I go back to page one and just retype what I have. It gets me into a rhythm.

Joan Didion, author

Reading is such a personal thing to me. I'd much rather give someone a gift certificate to a bookstore, and let that person choose his or her own books.

Erik Larson, author

It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.

Henry James, writer

That I can read and be happy while I am reading, is a great blessing.

Anthony Trollope, author

In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.

Mark Twain, author

This is an important book, the critic assumes, because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room.

Virginia Woolf, author

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

Toni Morrison, novelist

Speak of the moderns without contempt, and of the ancients without idolatry.

Lord Chesterfield, statesman

The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life --and one is as good as the other.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

Read. Read. Read. Just don't read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different styles.

R. L. Stine, writer

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

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