Quotes about books and reading

Quotes about books and reading (Best book quotes)

Here are some of the best and famous book quotes.
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Best quotes about books and reading
  • “A house without books is like a room without windows.” — Horace Mann
  • “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.”  J.K. Rowling
  • “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” — Groucho Marx


  • “Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.” — Harold Bloom
  • “Books are the compass and telescopes and sextants and charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate the dangerous seas of human life.”   — Jesse Lee Bennett
  • “Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have lent me.” — Anatole France
  • “Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.”      — Hermann Hesse


  •  ” Books are the mirrors of the soul.” — Virginia Woolf


  • “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” — Marcus Tullius Cicero
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  • “Never judge a book by its movie.”” — J.W. Eagan


  • “There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.” Joseph Brodsky


  • “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


  • “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” — Mark Twain


  • “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” — Lemony Snicket


  • “The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.” — Oscar Wilde


  • “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


  • “Think before you speak. Read before you think.” — Fran Lebowitz


  • “Freedom of teaching and of opinion in book or press is the foundation for the
    sound and natural development of any people.” —  Albert Einstein


  • “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”  — Marcus Tullius


  • “We are of opinion that instead of letting books grow moldy behind an iron grating, far from the vulgar gaze, it is better to let them wear out by being read.” — Jules Verne
  • “A house without books is like a room without windows.” — Horace Mann
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Best quotes about books and reading
  • “It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.” — Winston Churchill


  • “In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.” — Mortimer Adler


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