Tuesday, August 29, 2017

My Favorite Quotes About Books

A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.
--Neil Gaiman--

There are many, many types of books in the world, which makes good sense as there are many, many types of people.
--Lemony Snicket--

All the reading she had done had given her a view of life that they had never seen.
--Roald Dahl--

That's the beauty of books. In so many ways, they never really end.
--Markus Zusak--

Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.
--Louis L'amour--

That's the thing that sometimes happens when you read a really good book--you just want to read it all over again.
--Lauren Child--

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.
--Frederick Douglass--

We read books to find out who we are.  What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel...is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.
--Ursula Le Guin--

A book is the most effective weapon against intolerance and ignorance.
--Lyndon Johnson--

There is no friend as loyal as a book.
--Ernest Hemingway--

Reading is the most important way to prepare for life.
--Lois Lowry--

Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.
--Jane Smiley--

And books, they offer one hope--that a whole universe might open up from between the covers, and falling into that universe, one is saved.
--Anne Rice--

There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it.  It is like falling in love.
--Christopher Morley--

1 comment:

Jordan @ForeverLostinLiterature said...

This list is absolutely perfect. I've always loved that Neil Gaiman quote. It's hard for me to put my thoughts into words about how I feel about books sometimes, so I always love reading things that others say about them.

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