Books Quotes I 💚

“So many books, so little time.”

Frank Zappa

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Mark Twain

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”

Ernest Hemingway

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

Groucho Marx

” ‘Classic′ – a book which people praise and don’t read. “

Mark Twain

“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

“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.”

Franz Kafka

“Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.”

J.K. Rowling

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

Cicero

“I cannot live without books.”

Thomas Jefferson

“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.”

Mark Twain

“Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.”

George Bernard Shaw

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”

St. Augustine

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”

Margaret Fuller

“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

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

“When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.”

Maya Angelou

“It wasn’t until I started reading and found books they wouldn’t let us read in school that I discovered you could be insane and happy and have a good life without being like everybody else.”

John Waters

“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift.”

Kate DiCamillo


“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”

Stephen King

“Some books leave us free and some books make us free.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Jeanette Winterson

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”

Frederick Douglass

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”

Cicero

“Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.”

Jean Rhys

“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.”

Thomas Jefferson

“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.”

Jiddu Krishnamurti

“The book is not simply the object that one holds in one’s hands, and it cannot remain within the little parallelpiped that contains it: its unity is variable and relative. As soon as one questions that unity, it loses its self-evidence; it indicates itself, constructs itself, only on the basis of a complex field of discourse.”

Michel Foucault

“You cannot open a book without learning something.”

Confucius

For my dearest copăcel Emily

From Papi with 💚




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