Quotes

“Books are to me as homemade tattoos are to an inmate. Can’t get enough of them.”
― Laurie Notaro, I Love Everybody

In theory it was, around now, Literature. Susan hated Literature. She’d much prefer to read a good book.”
― Terry Pratchett, Soul Music

“No furniture is so charming as books.”
― Sydney Smith, A Memoir of the Reverend Sydney Smith

“Sleep is good, he said, And books are better.”
George R.R. Martin

“I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, ‘Where’s the self-help section?’ She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.”
George Carlin

“I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Be awesome! Be a book nut!”
Dr. Seuss

“Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.”
― Jessamyn West

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

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“You know you’re in love when you finally meet the one who will make you put down that book and live your own fairytale”
― Torin N. Tabor

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” ~Groucho Marx

“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” ~Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

“Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.”  ~Christopher Paolini

“I do things like get in a taxi and say, “The library, and step on it.” ~David Foster Wallace

“Everything in the world exists in order to end up as a book.” ~Stephane Mallarme

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