Book Quotes

35 Book Quotes By Famous People On Reading

Reading books will allow you to gain knowledge and wisdom, reading a book will help you get creative and positive. Utilize your time well, you have 24 hours in a day, spending 20 to 30 minutes reading a few pages of a book daily will be a good journey towards attaining goodness in life. Through the advancement of technology, if you are a person who can not tolerate reading, or if you are unable to read, then there are other avenues of going through a book, audiobooks are great, you can sit back and listen to a good book being read to you, but it is advised to read yourself, reading is good for the mind, the mind is active when you are reading. These book quotes are all inspirational, these quotes highlight the beauty of reading.

Reading books has many benefits to us, it improves the way we communicate, our vocabulary improves naturally when we read regularly, and our reading techniques improve as we continue to read. Therefore, it is advisable to read a few minutes daily, even if it is a small paragraph of an article, reading will help us go far in life.

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35 Book Quotes

  1. “There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.” R.R. Tolkien
  2. “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” Antoine de Saint
  3. “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will, which I now exert to leave you.” Charlotte Brontë
  4. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.” Charles Dickens
  5. “Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” Mary Shelley

  6. “My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.” Abraham Lincoln
  7. “Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside a dog, it’s too dark to read.” Groucho Marx
  8. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” S. Lewis
  9. “You can have my gun, but you’ll take my book when you pry my cold, dead fingers off of the binding.” Stephen King
  10. “The covers of this book are too far apart.” Ambrose Bierce

  11. “Maybe this is why we read, and why in moments of darkness we return to books: to find words for what we already know.” Alberto Manguel
  12. “She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.” Annie Dillard
  13. “The world was hers for the reading.” Betty Smith
  14. “That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” Jhumpa Lahiri
  15. “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” Malala Yousafzai

  16. “So many books, so little time.” Frank Zappa
  17. “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” Marcus Tullius Cicero
  18. “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
  19. “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” Jorge Luis Borges
  20. “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” Haruki Murakami

  21. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” Margaret Fuller
  22. “A word after a word after a word is power.” Margaret Atwood
  23. “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.” Carl Sagan
  24. “Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.” Napoleon Bonaparte
  25. “A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company, by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.” Charles Baudelaire

  26. “I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” Jane Austen
  27. “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” Erasmus
  28. “She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.” Louisa May Alcott
  29. “Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?” Henry Ward Beecher
  30. “I can do things like that when I writepluck any thread of want and weave a whole world.” Kira Madden

  31. “Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” Mason Cooley
  32. “Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.” J. O’Rourke
  33. “I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.” Harold Kushner
  34. “Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.” John Green
  35. “The book you don’t read won’t help.” Jim Rohn

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