Quotes about Books
Some people claim that it is okay to read trashy novels because sometimes you can find something valuable in them. You can also find a crust of bread in a garbage can, if you search long enough, but there is a better way.
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good.
Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
People talk about books that write themselves, and it`s a lie. Books don`t write themselves. It takes thought and research and backache and notes and more time and more work than you`d believe.
Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and other dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner.
A moving finger having once written could never be lured back to unwrite.
One must always be careful of books, [...] and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.
A bookstore is one of the only pieces of physical evidence we have that people are still thinking.
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book!
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
The best books (...) are those that tell you what you know already.