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Book Quotes 1 - 2
Never read a book about a book; read the book.
Martin H. Fischer

Real poverty is lack of books.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

From women's eyes this doctrine I derive:
They are the ground, the books, the academes,
From whence doth spring the true Promethean fire.
William Shakespeare
Love's Labor Lost.

The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Rene Descartes

There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Charles Dickens

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island . . . and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.
Walt Disney

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Margaret Fuller

Why don't you write books people can read?
Nora Joyce
To her husband James Joyce.

Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.
Edwin Percy Whipple

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
Charles W. Eliot

Let books be your dining table, And you shall be full of delights. Let them be your mattress, And you shall sleep restful night.
St. Ephrem the Syrian

When I get a little money, I buy books; And if any is left, I buy food and clothes.
Desiderius Erasmus

Books are a narcotic.
Franz Kafka

Books are a uniquely portable magic.
Stephen King

I cannot live without books.
Thomas Jefferson

The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.
Abraham Lincoln

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
Groucho Marx

If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it?
Bette Midler

Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.
John Wesley

Books cannot be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can abolish memory . . . In this war, we know, books are weapons.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

People get nothing out of books but what they bring to them.
George Bernard Shaw

Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Books, the children of the brain.
Jonathan Swift

Man builds no structure which outlives a book.
E. F. Ware

It's summer! I only get three short months to goof off! I'm not going to waste these precious days reading books.
Bill Watterson
From Calvin and Hobbes strip.

A library is a repository of medicine for the mind.
Greek Proverb
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