Thursday, 7 May 2015

Some Good Quotes About Books

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” (Toni Morrison)

“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)

“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.” (Jane Austen)

“Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.” (Stephen King)

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”  (Cicero)

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.” (Charles William Eliot)

“I don’t believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” (J. K. Rowling)

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” (Ernest Hemingway)

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” (Anna Quindlen)

“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.” (George R. R. Martin)

“A house without books is like a room without windows.” (Horace Mann)

“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives whilst reading.” (William Styron)

“So many books, so little time.” (Frank Zappa)

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” (Groucho Marx)

“I cannot live without books.” (Thomas Jefferson)

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” (Stephen King)