The best Quotes and Sayings about Books

The best Quotes and Sayings about Books
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My father always said, "Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their book shelf" - so I make sure I read.

ReadingEmilia Clarke
 
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A library serves no purpose unless someone is using it.

Atoz in Star Trek
 
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Of all the worlds that man has created, the one in books is the most impressive.

Heinrich Heine
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A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone.

Mind & Apprehension, IntelligenceTyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones, Season 1 Episode 2
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I like books that aren't just lovely but that have memories in themselves. Just like playing a song, picking up a book again that has memories can take you back to another place or another time.

MemoriesEmma Watson
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I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.

ReadingJoanne K. Rowling
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If you don't like to read you haven't found the right book.

ReadingJoanne K. Rowling
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The only important thing in a book is the meaning that it has for you.

William Somerset Maugham
 
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Pen, paper and books are the gunpowder of the mind.

Mind & Apprehension, WritingNeil Postman
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Books should make somebody look at how they feel, be honest with themselves.

Clive Barker
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There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.

Flannery O'Connor
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The age of the book is almost gone.

George Steiner
 
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Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.

Jessamyn West
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This is the real magic of fantasy fiction: it can feed souls and change lives.

David Andrew Gemmell
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A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.

Madeleine L'Engle
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The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision. As long as we have books, we are not alone.

Laura Bush
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What I like in a good author is not what he says but what he whispers.

ReadingLogan Pearsall Smith
 
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It is is better to know one book intimately than a hundred superficially.

Donna Tartt in The Secret History
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If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.

ReadingHaruki Murakami
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A novel is like a sausage. You might like the final taste but you don't want to see how it was made.

Harlan Coben
 
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If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it.

WritingToni Morrison
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Oh, I just want what we all want: a comfortable couch, a nice beverage, a weekend of no distractions and a book that will stop time, lift me out of my quotidian existence and alter my thinking forever.

Reading, WeekendElizabeth Gilbert
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Everyone wants to write a book. Very few people are able to do it.

WritingJohn Hodgman
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But books – they’re different. When you watch a film, you’re sort of an outsider looking in. With a book – you’re right there. You are inside. You are the main character.

ReadingAlice Oseman, Solitaire
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Books are a finer world within the world.

Alexander Smith
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I still believe that sitting down and reading a book is the best way to really learn something.

LearningEric Schmidt
 
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When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.

Margaret Walker
 
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He loved libraries. Nowhere else in the world felt so safe and homey. Nowhere else smelled like books and dust and happy solitude quite like a library did.

Heather Brewer in First Kill
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Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.

Foolishness, MirrorsChanakya
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If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.

GardenMarcus Tullius Cicero
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Closing a public library is child abuse, really, because it hinders child development.

Alan Bennett
 
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Books are my art. The movie is someone else's art. But it's great marketing for books.

MoviesBarry Eisler
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I can't picture going to a beach, or anywhere on vacation, without a couple of books as companions.

Rosecrans Baldwin
 
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Libraries aren't in the real world, after all. They're places apart, sanctuaries of pure thought.

ReadingPaul Auster
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One should never underestimate the power of books.

Paul Auster in The Brooklyn Follies
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The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.

Imagination, ReadingRoald Dahl in Matilda
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So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.

Comforting, ReadingRoald Dahl in Matilda
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When all else fails, give up and go to the library.

ReadingStephen King in 11/22/63
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Books are a uniquely portable magic.

Stephen King
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Fiction is the truth inside the lie.

Writing, ImaginationStephen King
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Have courage to make use of your books!

Peter Fiebag (Author)
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A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.

IdeasNorman Cousins
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There are a lot of good books around. People don't read any more. It's a sad state of affairs. Reading's the only thing that allows you to use your imagination. When you watch films it's someone else's vision, isn't it?

ReadingLemmy Kilmister
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I do believe that something very magical can happen when you read a good book.

ReadingJoanne K. Rowling
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Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.

Foolishness, ReadingCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
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'One must always be careful of books,' said Tessa, 'and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.'

Cassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
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If my books can help children become readers, then I feel I have accomplished something important.

Children & Childhood, ReadingRoald Dahl
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The only way you can truly get to know an author is through the trail of ink he leaves behind him. The person you think you see is only an empty character: truth is always hidden in fiction.

Writing, ReadingCarlos Ruiz Zafón in The Angel's Game
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I stepped into the bookshop and breathed in that perfume of paper and magic that strangely no one had ever thought of bottling.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón in The Angel's Game
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Few things leave a deeper mark on the reader, than the first book that finds its way to his heart.

ReadingCarlos Ruiz Zafón in The Shadow of the Wind
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