Books have a way of finding their way into our lives, usually, right when we need them the most.
– Richard Denney
Good books don’t give up all their secrets at once.
– Stephen King
Ideally a book would have no order to it, and the reader would have to discover his own.
– Mark Twain
Never put off till tomorrow the book you can read today.
– Holbrook Jackson
If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.
– Toni Morrison
Never judge a book by its movie.
– J. W. Eagan
A book is a device to ignite the imagination.
– Alan Bennett
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
The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
– James Bryce
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
– C.S. Lewis
So many books, so little time.
– Frank Zappa
Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.
– Groucho Marx
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Nothing ever invented provides such sustenance, such infinite reward for time spent, as a good book.
– David McCullough
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
Life is too short to waste time on books that end badly
– Jayne Ann Krentz
You cannot open a book without learning something.
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written.
– Oscar Wilde
Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
– P. J. O’Rourke
Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter.
– Paxton Hood
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.
– Salman Rushdie
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me.
– W. Somerset Maugham
A good book has no ending.
– R.D. Cumming