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15 Of The Best Quotes About Books

15 Of The Best Quotes About Books

Books are more than printed pages bound together. Book lovers will appreciate, recognize, and love these 15 of the best quotes about books.

1. “A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.”—Madeleine L’Engle

2. “Books may well be the only true magic.”―Alice Hoffman

3. “Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”—Mark Twain

4. “I am simply a ‘book drunkard.’ Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them.”—L.M. Montgomery

5. “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”―Groucho Marx

6. “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”—Jane Smiley

7. “The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I had gained a new friend.”—Oliver Goldsmith

8. “If one reads enough books one has a fighting chance. Or better, one’s chances of survival increase with each book one reads.”—Sherman Alexie

9. “With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?” —Oscar Wilde

10. “You can’t buy happiness but you can buy books and that’s kind of the same thing.”

11. “A book is a device to ignite the imagination.”―Alan Bennett

12. “A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”—William Styron

13. “It’s a great blessing if one can lose all sense of time, all worries, if only for a short time, in a book.”—Nella Last

14. “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”—Lemony Snicket

15. “Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.”—Vera Nazarian

Related: 25 Quotes About The Benefits Of Reading


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