Quotes tagged with books (2395 quotes found)

Frank Zappa
So many books, so little time.
humor  books  # 8
Marcus Tullius Cicero
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
books  simile  soul  # 10
Jane Austen
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
humor  books  aliteracy  classic  # 39
Mark Twain
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Groucho Marx
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
humor  books  friends  animals  dogs  # 54
Neil Gaiman
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
Jorge Luis Borges
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
books  library  # 83
Lemony Snicket
Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.
books  reading  # 100
John Green
Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.
Oscar Wilde
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
books  reading  # 121
Groucho Marx
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
humor  books  reading  television  # 130
C.S. Lewis
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
inspirational  books  reading  tea  # 131
Haruki Murakami
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
books  thought  # 137
Oscar Wilde
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
books  reading  # 150
Ernest Hemingway
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
J.D. Salinger
What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.