Books Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about books
  1. #1
    “And what is the use of a book,” thought Alice, “without pictures or conversations?”
  2. #2
    “I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.”
  3. #3
    “Honestly, don’t you two read?”
  4. #4
    “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
  5. #5
    “Now and then, in this workaday world, things do happen in the delightful storybook fashion, and what a comfort it is.”
  6. #6
    “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
  7. #7
    “So please, oh please, we beg, we pray,
    Go throw your TV set away,
    And in its place you can install
    A lovely bookshelf on the wall.
    Then fill the shelves with lots of books.”
  8. #8
    “Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the right use? What is the one end which all means go to effect? They are for nothing but to inspire.”
  9. #9
    “So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.”
  10. #10
    “If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books.”
  11. #11
    “No,” said Hermione shortly. “Have either of you seen my copy of Numerology and Gramatica?”
    “Oh, yeah, I borrowed it for a bit of bedtime reading,” said Ron, but very quietly.”
  12. #12
    “Run like you have to get to the library.”
  13. #13
    “I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.”
  14. #14
    “Books! And cleverness! There are more important things! — Friendship! And Bravery!”
  15. #15
    “A children’s story which is enjoyed only by children is a bad children’s story.”
  16. #16
    “The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.”
  17. #17
    “There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.”
  18. #18
    “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”
  19. #19
    “I checked this out weeks ago for a bit of light reading.”
  20. #20
    “The best books... are those that tell you what you know already.”
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