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| Parents should leave books lying around marked
"forbidden" if they want their children to read.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books
are well written, or badly written.
The Picture of Dorian Gray.
What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all
done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific
friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever
you felt like it.
J. D. Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye.
I honestly believe there is absolutely nothing like going
to bed with a good book. Or a friend whos read one.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what
The Importance of Being Earnest.
Hiring someone to write your autobiography is like paying
someone to take a bath for you.
Tell your nice mummies and daddies to buy this book for you
and hit them until they do.
Beware of the man of one book.
There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy
it, the other that you can boast about it.
Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and
everyone is writing a book.
I hate vulgar realism in literature. The man who would call
a spade a spade should be compelled to use one.
You've only to walk amongst them, to trail your fingers over
their spines, to be enriched by a wonderful osmosis.
The book can produce an addiction as fierce as heroin or
nicotine, forcing us to spend much of our lives, like junkies,
in book shops and libraries, those literary counterparts to
the opium den.
I always say, keep a diary and some day itll keep you.
Every Days a Holiday.
Books are the legacies that genius leaves to mankind, to
be delivered down from generation to generation, as presents
to those that are yet unborn.
Every great man nowadays has his disciples, and it is always
Judas who writes the biography.
The Critic as Artist.
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only
I love everything thats old,- old friends, old times,
old manners, old books, old wine.
She Stoops to Conquer.
He that loveth a book will never want for a faithful friend,
a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual
When I am dead, I hope it may be said: "His sins were
scarlet, but his books were read."
He hath never fed of the dainties that are bred in a book;
he hath not eat paper, as it were; he hath not drunk ink.
Love's Labor Lost.
Erudition, n. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
Dreams, books, are each a world; and books, we know,
Are a substantial world, both pure and good.
I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.
Jorge Luis Borges
Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor
substitute for life.
Robert Louis Stevenson
A book is the only immortality.
The wise man reads both books and life itself.
No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers' dirty looks.
A book is a garden carried in the pocket.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Me and a book is a party. Me, a book and a coffee is an orgy.
Make your books your companions.
If you cannot read all your books, at any rate handle them,
and, as it were, fondle them. Let them fall open where they
will . . . Make a voyage of discovery, taking soundings of
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
A book holds a house of gold.
I would define a book as a work of magic whence escape, all
kinds of images to trouble the souls and change the hearts
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