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 declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.
Pride and Prejudice
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
If a book is well written, I always find it too short.
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 end of a novel, like the end of a children’s dinner-party, must be made up of sweetmeats and sugar-plums.
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 world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
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.
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.