Monday, 3 June 2013

90+ Books Reading Quotes Free

A good book on your shelf is a friend that turns its back on you and remains a friend. ☛ Author Unknown

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man’s mind can get both provocation and privacy. ☛ Edward P. Morgan

The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. ☛ James Bryce

Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book. ☛ Author Unknown

A good book should leave you… slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it. ☛ William Styron, interview,

A good book has no ending. ☛ R.D. Cumming

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. ☛ Anna Quindlen, "Enough Bookshelves,"

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. ☛ Charles W. Eliot

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it. ☛ P.J. O’Rourke

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. ☛ Groucho Marx

I find television to be very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go in the other room and read a book. ☛ Groucho Marx

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them. ☛ Mark Twain

A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog’s ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins. ☛ Charles Lamb,

Let books be your dining table, And you shall be full of delights Let them be your mattress And you shall sleep restful nights. ☛ Author Unknown

I know every book of mine by its smell, and I have but to put my nose between the pages to be reminded of all sorts of things. ☛ George Robert Gissing

A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. ☛ Chinese Proverb

There’s nothing to match curling up with a good book when there’s a repair job to be done around the house. ☛ Joe Ryan

Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own. ☛ William Hazlitt

My test of a good novel is dreading to begin the last chapter. ☛ Thomas Helm

A dirty book is rarely dusty. ☛ Author Unknown

As a rule reading fiction is as hard to me as trying to hit a target by hurling feathers at it. I needresistance to celebrate! ☛ William James

You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend. ☛ Paul Sweeney

It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it. ☛ Oscar Wilde

A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our soul. ☛ Franz Kafka

Lord! when you sell a man a book you don’t sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue – you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night – there’s all heaven and earth in a book, a real book. ☛ Christopher Morley

To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations – such is a pleasure beyond compare. ☛ Kenko Yoshida

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. ☛ Jessamyn West

I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves. ☛ E.M. Forster,

TV. If kids are entertained by two letters, imagine the fun they’ll have with twenty-six. Open your child’s imagination. Open a book. ☛ Author Unknown

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading. ☛ Logan Pearsall Smith,

Books had instant replay long before televised sports. ☛ Bern Williams

How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book. ☛ Henry David Thoreau,

To choose a good book, look in an inquisitor’s prohibited list. ☛ John Aikin

In reading, a lonely quiet concert is given to our minds; all our mental faculties will be present in this symphonic exaltation. ☛ Stéphane Mallarmé

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. ☛ James Russell Lowell

Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled "This could change your life." ☛ Helen Exley

There is a wonder in reading Braille that the sighted will never know: to touch words and have them touch you back. ☛ Jim Fiebig

This will never be a civilized country until we expend more money for books than we do for chewing gum. ☛ Elbert Hubbard

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. ☛ Mark Twain

A book is to me like a hat or coat – a very uncomfortable thing until the newness has been worn off. ☛ Charles B. Fairbanks

If you resist reading what you disagree with, how will you ever acquire deeper insights into what you believe? The things most worth reading are precisely those that challenge our convictions. ☛ Author Unknown

Books are the glass of council to dress ourselves by. ☛ Bulstrode Whitlock Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house. ☛ Henry Ward Beecher

Reading means borrowing. ☛ Georg Christoph Lichtenberg,

Books are the compasses and telescopes and sextants and charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate the dangerous seas of human life. ☛ Jesse Lee Bennett

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing. ☛ Harper Lee

The scholar only knows how dear these silent, yet eloquent, companions of pure thoughts and innocent hours become in the season of adversity. When all that is worldly turns to dross around us, these only retain their steady value. ☛ Washington Irving

When you reread a classic you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in youthan was there before. ☛ Clifton Fadiman

For friends… do but look upon good Books: they are true friends, that will neither flatter nor dissemble. ☛ Francis Bacon

A book that is shut is but a block. ☛ Thomas Fuller

In books lies the soul of the whole Past Time: the articulate audible voice of the Past, when the body and material substance of it has altogether vanished like a dream. ☛ Thomas Carlyle

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read. ☛ G.K. Chesterton

Many people, other than the authors, contribute to the making of a book, from the first person who had the bright idea of alphabetic writing through the inventor of movable type to the lumberjacks who felled the trees that were pulped for its printing. It is not customary to acknowledge the trees themselves, though their commitment is total. ☛ Forsyth and Rada,

If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it. ☛ Toni Morrison

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