Top Quotes About Books
In the era before computers and internet, books singlehandedly dominated the market of information. Today, despite the influx of websites and new media, books reliably breeze through as the most respected source of information. Some merely read books for gaining factual information, while others take pleasure in sifting through words of poets and novelists. The conclusion, however, is the same. Reading is among the most fruitful tasks because it allows us to broaden our knowledge and expand our thoughts. A book transports us through time and space. It can connect us to people all over the world. Reading a book not only stimulates your memory, it decreases your stress and enhances your imagination. Many great leaders attribute their success to developing a habit of reading. If you haven’t started yet, it’s not too late yet. You can go through these quotes on the importance and joy of books and find the necessary motivation to get you started.
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
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.
Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.
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.
So please, oh please, we beg, we pray,
Go throw your TV set away,
And in its place you can install
A lovely bookshelf on the wall.
Then fill the shelves with lots of books.
Daphne du Maurier
But luxury has never appealed to me, I like simple things, books, being alone, or with somebody who understands.
Good books don't give up all their secrets at once.
That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.
J. K. Rowling
Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.
Stories never really end...even if the books like to pretend they do. Stories always go on. They don't end on the last page, any more than they begin on the first page.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
If you go home with somebody, and they don't have books, don't fuck 'em!
With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?
J. K. Rowling
I don't believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.
Books have a unique way of stopping time in a particular moment and saying: Let’s not forget this.
J. K. Rowling
One can never have enough socks," said Dumbledore. "Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn't get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.