35 Book Quotes

Be motivated by these book quotes. These short book quotes show us the wisdom contained throughout their pages. Books can be used for educational purposes, for research, for relaxing the mind with stories of glee and happiness or to travel to a far off land without leaving home.

For those who have been raised in an era before all technological devices that are now used to read, there was always the pleasant thought of curling up before a roaring fire on a winter's day with a cherished book. There seemed to be something magical about holding a book, smelling the ink emitted from its pages and turning each page as if one was traveling over the next hill to see what lay beyond.

Books are an opportunity to learn, an opportunity to enjoy, and an opportunity to challenge your mind, to motivate and to inspire you.

    quote to remind us life is short - read good books!
  1. Life is too short to read a bad book.
    James Joyce
    Irish Blessing Quotes

  2. But this my song of thankfulness, and this my song of praise—
    thank God for all the friendly books, for every magic phrase
    Wilhelmina Stitch, A Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving Poems

  3. My house is full of well-loved books - they're scattered round the place - in unexpected corners - on the shelves and in the case.
    Patience Strong
    Bedside Books

  4. Everyone who knows how to read has it in their power to magnify themselves, multiple the ways in which they exist, to make their life full, significant, and interesting.
    Aldous Huxley
    Poems about Life

  5. Through page on page and find therein, to my profound surprise, full proof, through this great wonder Book, that God's all-seeing eyes
    Strickland Gillilan
    The Book For All Time

  6. And yes, there are lots of negative - negative people, negative tv, negative books - but you can be influenced by the positive by the books you read, the tv you watch, and the people you spend your time with.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    Positive Influence

  7. For books by poet, seer and sage;
    For easy chairs and middle-age...
    I give Thee thanks!
    May Carlexon Lord, I Give Thee Thanks!
    Thanksgiving Prayers

  8. Have you read the Scriptures? Have you had a real good look?
    If you seek for confirmation, you will find it in God's Book.
    Greta Zwaan, The Things God Has Done
    Poems About God

  9. books can be like an adventure
  10. For every book you read, a new adventure adds to your spirit of knowledge.
    Rosy Lee Anderson
    Adventure Quotes

  11. While I've never actually experienced the thrills of walking through an English castle of old but yet I've caressed each damp wall, cast my eyes beyond every fortified turret, and walked boldly past massive wooden gates through the pages of a book.
    Byron R. Pulsifer
    Inspirational Quotes

  12. You may not alone have the inner strength to smash your way through adversity but internalizing the stories told through books of those who did lend ammunition to carry on.
    Theodore W. Higgingsworth
    Adversity Quotes

  13. I have had many companions that change over time but never the thoughts contained within the pages of cherished books.
    Kate Summers
    Positive Quotes About Change

  14. The mustiness of an old book library is akin to the most aromatic dish I've tasted.
    Freddy J. W. Parkes
    Inspirational Poems

  15. A library of ancient and old texts hold the combined recipes for all those similar events that will be seen today and tomorrow.
    Robert Rivers
    Thought Provoking Quotes

  16. Never judge a book by its movie.
    J. W. Eagan
    Cute Quotes

  17. reading can be a great pleasure
  18. Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.
    Harold Bloom

  19. Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.
    Bell Hooks
    Life Quotes

  20. I've never known any trouble that an hour's reading didn't assuage.
    Charles De Secondat

  21. When I step into this library, I cannot understand why I ever step out of it.
    Marie de Sevigne
    Motivational Quotes

  22. There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.
    Christopher Morley
    Love Quotes

  23. Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
    Kathleen Norris

  24. Wear the old coat and buy the new book.
    Austin Phelps
    Lifestyle Quotes

  25. I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
    Groucho Marx
    Quotes To Live By

  26. Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
    Mark Twain

  27. A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
    G. K. Chesterton

  28. Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Defeat Quotes

  29. a quote that reminds us what we learn from a book and how we put it in action is a sign of a good book!
  30. The best effect of any book is that it excites the reader to self activity.
    Thomas Carlyle
    Action Quotes

  31. A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
    Jerry Seinfield
    Thoughtful Quotes

  32. Books are the ever-burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
    George William Curtis
    Sustainability Quotes

  33. Every night, I have to read a book, so that my mind will stop thinking about things that I stress about.
    Britney Spears
    Stress Quotes

  34. Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
    Sir Richard Steele
    Fitness Quotes

  35. Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.
    Oprah Winfrey

  36. There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
    G. K. Chesterton
    Adaptation Quotes

  37. The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book.
    Northrup Frye
    Innovation Quotes

  38. a great quote about what a book is or is not
  39. 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
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