28 Quotations About Books

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1.“Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.”

2.“Let us pick up our books and our pens, they are the most powerful weapons.”

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

4.“The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest (people) of the past centuries.”

5.“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.”

6.“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”

7.“I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.”

8.“The book to read is not the one that thinks for you, but the one which makes you think.”

9.“Books and doors are the same thing. You open them, and you go through into another world.”

10.“I think books are like people, in the sense that they’ll turn up in your life when you most need them.”

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

12.“There are many little ways to enlarge your world. Love of books is the best of all.”

13.“One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.”

14.“When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature.”

15.“Give a kid a book, and you change the world. In a way, even the universe.”

16.“A capacity, and taste, for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.”

17.“It’s not that I don’t like people. It’s just that when I’m in the company of others – even my nearest and dearest – there always comes a moment when I’d rather be reading a book.”

18.“There is nothing more luxurious than eating while you read—unless it be reading while you eat.”

19.“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.”

20.“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

21.“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”

22.“Let’s be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading.”

23.“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.”

24.“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”

25.“Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.”

26.“If I read a book [and] it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the only way I know it. Is there any other way.

27.“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.”

28.“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”