Books Reading Quotes

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C.S. Lewis
“I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.”
C.S. Lewis

Stephen Chbosky
“It's strange because sometimes, I read a book, and I think I am the people in the book.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Mark Twain
“Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.”
Mark Twain

Thomas Aquinas
“Beware the man of a single book.”
St. Thomas Aquinas

E. Lockhart
“One day, she ventured to the palace library and was delighted to find what good company books could be.”
E. Lockhart, We Were Liars

Mary Ann Shaffer
“I have gone to [this bookshop] for years, always finding the one book I wanted - and then three more I hadn’t known I wanted.”
Mary Ann Shaffer, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Michel de Montaigne
“Off I go, rummaging about in books for sayings which please me.”
Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

François Truffaut
“Three films a day, three books a week and records of great music would be enough to make me happy to the day I die.”
François Truffaut

Ray Bradbury
“The books are to remind us what asses and fools we are.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Syed Mujtaba Ali
“ভেবে-চিন্তে অগ্রপশ্চাৎ বিবেচনা করে বই কেনে সংসারী লোক। পাঁড় পাঠক বই কেনে প্রথমে দাঁত-মুখ খিঁচিয়ে, তারপর চেখে চেখে সুখ করে করে, এবং সর্বশেষে সে কেনে ক্ষ্যাপার মত, এবং চুর হয়ে থাকে মধ্যিখানে। এই একমাত্র ব্যসন, একমাত্র নেশা যার দরুন সকালবেলা চোখের সামনে সারে সারে গোলাপি হাতি দেখতে হয় না, লিভার পচে পটল তুলতে হয় না।”
Syed Mujtaba Ali

Jeffrey Eugenides
“She wanted a book to take her places she couldn't get to herself.”
Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot

Michel Houellebecq
“An entire life spent reading would have fulfilled my every desire; I already knew that at the age of seven. The texture of the world is painful, inadequate; unalterable, or so it seems to me. Really, I believe that an entire life spent reading would have suited me best. Such a life has not been granted me...”
Michel Houellebecq, Whatever

Henry David Thoreau
“Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations. Books, the oldest and the best, stand naturally and rightfully on the shelves of every cottage. They have no cause of their own to plead, but while they enlighten and sustain the reader his common sense will not refuse them. Their authors are a natural and irresistible aristocracy in every society, and, more than kings or emperors, exert an influence on mankind.”
Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Anya Seton
“Nay, it's not the Devil been leading her astray. It's books! That girl has been nothing but trouble ever since she learned how to read.”
Anya Seton, The Winthrop Woman

Mark Twain
“Those who don't read good books have no advantage over those who can't.”
Mark Twain

Louisa Klein
“Never underestimate a bookworm”
Louisa Klein, Supernatural Freak

Lemony Snicket
“Read about things that wouldn't keep you up all night long, weeping and tearing out your hair.”
Lemony Snicket, The Ersatz Elevator

Harold Bloom
“We read frequently if unknowingly, in quest of a mind more original than our own.”
Harold Bloom

Robert A. Heinlein
“...a book need never die and should not be killed; books were the immortal part of man.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Farnham's Freehold

Django Wexler
“Have you never picked up a book you've read before, and found it speaks to you in a new way?”
Django Wexler, The Forbidden Library

Laura Lee Guhrke
“I enjoyed reading when I was a boy, but these days, I read all the time and it has rather taken the pleasure out of it for me. When I am at leisure, reading is the last thing I want to do.”

“That makes sense, I suppose. But for me, reading is an adventure. It makes me an armchair traveler and takes me places I shall never be able to go.”
Laura Lee Guhrke, And Then He Kissed Her

Haruki Murakami
“Time passes slowly. Nobody says a word, everyone lost in quiet reading. One person sits at a desk jotting down notes, but the rest are sitting there silently, not moving, totally absorbed. Just like me.”
Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

Kiersten White
“I wanted more time with the books. I wanted to spend the day in a quiet corner, sitting against a window, lost in words and worlds I had never been given access to.”
Kiersten White, The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

Melissa Marr
“You cannot force me to make my wishes now" She squared her shoulders and looked at him. "I've read texts.”
Melissa Marr, Radiant Shadows

Katie Kacvinsky
“I also like to escape inside their world,
tucked behind their colorful spines. It forces me to fully invest
my mind into what I'm doing, not just my ears or my eyes.”
Katie Kacvinsky, Awaken

“وَلا أحدَ يعْرِفُ أنَّنا كلمَا أغلقْنَا كتاباً كلما سددنَا النوافِذَ وتركنَا عالماً بكاملِهِ يموتُ اختناقاً”
واسينى الأعرج

Colin Meloy
“And I am a writer, writer of fictions
I am the heart that you call home
And I've written pages upon pages
Trying to rid you from my bones...”
Colin Meloy

Chloe Thurlow
“I love book books, real books, books with spines and heart, dust jackets, books that smell of books. Take the frame from a painting and you have a painting, not art. Take the pages from a book and print them on a screen and you have the ghost of a book. Not a book.”
Chloe Thurlow, Katie in Love

Deborah Lawrenson
“I marveled at how they were all closed up, asleep with their secrets unseen until you reached up and took the book down from the shelf.”
Deborah Lawrenson, The Lantern

Stefanos Livos
“These two oo in "book" are like the two eyes of a reader who fell in love with a story.”
Stefanos Livos

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