The best Quotes and Sayings about Books (Page 2)

The best Quotes and Sayings about Books
Tyrion Lannister: Books
Joanne K. Rowling: Books
Carlos Ruiz Zafón: Books
Joanne K. Rowling: Books

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

BooksDonna 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.

Books, ReadingHaruki Murakami
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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.

Books, 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.

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

Books, WritingJohn Hodgman
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Books are a finer world within the world.

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

Books, MoviesBarry Eisler
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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?

Books, ReadingLemmy Kilmister
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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.

Books, Writing, ReadingCarlos Ruiz Zafón in The Angel's Game
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Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life.

Life, BooksGeorge Sand
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Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.

Books, ScienceFrancis Bacon
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One summer morning at sunrise a long time ago I met a little girl with a book under her arm. I asked her why she was out so early and she answered that there were too many books and far too little time. And there she was absolutely right.

BooksTove Jansson
 
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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.

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

BooksAtoz in Star Trek
 
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The only important thing in a book is the meaning that it has for you.

BooksWilliam Somerset Maugham
 
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The age of the book is almost gone.

BooksGeorge Steiner
 
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What I like in a good author is not what he says but what he whispers.

Books, ReadingLogan Pearsall Smith
 
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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.

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

Books, 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.

BooksMargaret Walker
 
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Closing a public library is child abuse, really, because it hinders child development.

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

BooksRosecrans Baldwin
 
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You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.

Books, TeaLewis Carroll
 
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Book hangover: Inability to start a new book, because you're still living in the last book's world.

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

Books, Reading, TelevisionGroucho Marx
 
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Everyone is a reader. Some just haven't found their favourite book yet.

Books, ReadingUnknown
 
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Gentlemen, gentlemen. I'll never understand. All these books. A world of knowledge at your fingertips. And what do you do? You play poker all night.

BooksSeven, by William Somerset
 
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Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don't you agree?

BooksChristopher Paolini
 
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We are of opinion that instead of letting books grow moldy behind an iron grating, far from the vulgar gaze, it is better to let them wear out by being read.

BooksJules Verne in Journey to the Center of the Earth
 
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Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse of my book-friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.

BooksHelen Keller
 
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