Books quote for quote lovers

“So many books, so little time.”― Frank Zappa

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.”― Oscar Wilde

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

“One must always be careful of books,” said Tessa, “and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

“Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.”― John Green, An Abundance of Katherines

“Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.”― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

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

“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.”― Gustave Flaubert

“Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.”― Sir Francis Bacon

“Good books don’t give up all their secrets at once.”― Stephen King

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

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”― Cicero

“She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.”― Louisa May Alcott, Work: A Story of Experience

“We live for books.”― Umberto Eco

“but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short.”― Jane Austen

“I lived in books more than I lived anywhere else.”― Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

“Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.”― Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote

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