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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 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 Oscar Wilde about happy

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

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 by Unknown about reading

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

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 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 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 Annie Dillard about woman

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

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 about books

Don’t forget to to recharge your mind every night

Picture quote by Voltaire about wisdom

The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing. ⏤ Voltaire

Picture quote about library

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

Picture quote by Mark Twain about friends

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

Picture quote by Sayings about books

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

Picture quote about tomorrow

Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book, Write a good one !

Picture quote by Garrison Keillor about wisdom

A book is a gift you can open again and again. ⏤ Garrison Keillor

Picture quote by Anna Quindlen about books

In books I have travelled, bot only to other world, but into my own. ⏤ Anna Quindlen

Picture quote by Oscar Wilde about happiness

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

Picture quote about books

A good book has no ending.

Picture quote about book

A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.

Picture quote by Sayings about happiness

You can't buy happiness, but you can buy books, and that's kind of the same thing. ⏤ Sayings

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The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.

Dr. Seuss, author

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

Rene Descartes, mathematician

Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson, president

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

Mark Twain, author

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 world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

Augustine of Hippo, philosopher

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

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.

C. S. Lewis, writer

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.

William Shakespeare, 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

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.

Jane Austen, writer

So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.

Stephen Chbosky, novelist

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

Anna Quindlen, journalist

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

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

Stephen King, author

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,

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

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

Sherry K. Plummer,

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

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

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

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

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

One sheds one's sicknesses in books -- repeats and presents again one's emotions, to be master of them.

D. H. Lawrence, novelist

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

Jean Cocteau, director

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

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

Mark Twain, author

A morning glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.

Walt Whitman, poet

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

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

Jules Renard, dramatist

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

Moses Hadas, writer

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

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.

Haruki Murakami, writer

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

Edmond de Goncourt, writer

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

Louisa May Alcott, novelist

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

Hermann Hesse, novelist

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

Samuel Butler, poet

If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books and the Quest for Tomorrow books, you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic questions that Star Trek asked.

William Shatner, actor

Write books only if you are going to say in them the things you would never dare confide to anyone.

Emile M. Cioran, philosopher

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

Stephen Chbosky, novelist

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

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

Henry David Thoreau, author

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

So many books, so little time.

Frank Zappa, musician

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

David Mitchell,

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

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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

Mark Twain, author

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

Logan Pearsall Smith, critic

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

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.

Joseph Smith, Jr., clergyman

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

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 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

Leisure without literature is death and burial alive.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

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

Italo Calvino, journalist

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

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

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 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

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

Ezra Pound, poet

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

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

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

Alan Bennett, dramatist

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

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, entertainer

There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.

Jackie Kennedy, first lady

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

I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less.

Alex Haley, novelist

Without story books is like a person with no soul.

Stephen King, author

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

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

C. S. Lewis, writer

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

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

B. F. Skinner, psychologist

The proper study of mankind is books.

Aldous Huxley, novelist

Even bad books are books and therefore sacred.

Gunter Grass, 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

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

Literature could be said to be a sort of disciplined technique for arousing certain emotions.

Iris Murdoch, author

The atmosphere of orthodoxy is always damaging to prose, and above all it is completely ruinous to the novel, the most anarchical of all forms of literature.

George Orwell, author

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

Henry James, writer

There is an incompatibility between literary creation and political activity.

Mario Vargas Llosa, writer

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

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

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

Lord Chesterfield, statesman

Remarks are not literature.

Gertrude Stein, author

Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.

Gustave Flaubert, novelist

I would like my personal reading map to resemble a map of the British Empire circa 1900.

Nick Hornby, writer

My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don't populate them with characters that readers can care about.

Jeffery Deaver, writer

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

Saint Bernard, saint

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