Some books are my best friends, so now I have started to collect proverbs and quotes about books.
A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our soul.
A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.
A single conversation across a table with a wise man is worth a month’s study of books.
Don’t judge a book by its cover.
(Don’t look only at apprearances.)
Give an apple to the little ones, a book to the old.
I thought up an ending for my book. “And he lives happily ever after, till the end of his days.”
The Lord of the Rings
(Quote from the movie)
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Reading stories is bad enough but writing them is worse.
Anne of Green Gables
L. M. Montgomery
The pen is mightier than the sword.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it.