Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can

Books quotes

A good book on your shelf is a friend

that turns its back on you and remains a friend. 

~Author Unknown


The worth of a book is to be measured by

what you can carry away from it.

  ~James Bryce


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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Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are

the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of


~Charles W. Eliot


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

~William Hazlitt


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


“Tell me what you read and I’ll tell you who you are” is true enough,

but I’d know you better if you told me what you reread. 

~François Mauriac


That is a good book which is opened with expectation

and closed with profit. 

~Amos Bronson Alcott


Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being

aburden to ourselves. 

~Jeremy Collier


The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily.

That is what Fiction means.

Oscar Wilde


I love everything that’s old,- old friends, old times,

old manners, old books, old wine.

Oliver Goldsmith


Books are a guide in youth, and an entertainment for age. They support

us under solitude, and keep us from becoming a burden to ourselves.

They help us to forget the crossness of men and things, compose our

cares and our passions, and lay our disappointments asleep.

When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead,

who have nothing of peevishness, pride or design in their conversation

.—Jeremy Collier.


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