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| Never read a book about a book; read the book.
Martin H. Fischer
Real poverty is lack of books.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
From women's eyes this doctrine I derive:
They are the ground, the books, the academes,
From whence doth spring the true Promethean fire.
Love's Labor Lost.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the
finest men of past centuries.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot
on Treasure Island . . . and best of all, you can enjoy these
riches every day of your life.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the
mind as well as the body.
Why don't you write books people can read?
To her husband James Joyce.
Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.
Edwin Percy Whipple
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are
the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient
Charles W. Eliot
Let books be your dining table, And you shall be full of delights.
Let them be your mattress, And you shall sleep restful night.
St. Ephrem the Syrian
When I get a little money, I buy books; And if any is left,
I buy food and clothes.
Books are a narcotic.
Books are a uniquely portable magic.
I cannot live without books.
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the
man who'll get me a book I ain't read.
From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I
was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many
books on how to do it?
Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is
worth a pound of knowledge.
Books cannot be killed by fire. People die, but books never
die. No man and no force can abolish memory . . . In this war,
we know, books are weapons.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
People get nothing out of books but what they bring to them.
George Bernard Shaw
Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect
an angel to look out.
Books, the children of the brain.
Man builds no structure which outlives a book.
E. F. Ware
It's summer! I only get three short months to goof off! I'm
not going to waste these precious days reading books.
From Calvin and Hobbes strip.
A library is a repository of medicine for the mind.
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