55 Best Book Quotes About Reading

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For all the book enthusiasts, books mean Love, happiness, and everything. Holding a book, talking about the book is all they need. Scrolling down these book quotes will enlighten your mind even on the gloomiest of days.

Here at BookFluke, I have put down the best book quotes for all my bookish readers.

Listing the best quotes on readings books that you can gladly share with all your book reading community.

1. “A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.”– Salman Rushdie

2. “Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.” – Bill Patterson

3. “It is is better to know one book intimately than a hundred superficially.”– Donna Tartt

4. “Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.” – Dr. Seuss

5. “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” – Jane Austen

6. “Books break the shackles of time – proof that humans can work magic.” – Carl Sagan

7. “Reading for me is spending time with a friend.” – Gary Paulsen

8. “I always read. You know how sharks have to keep swimming or they die? I’m like that. If I stop reading, I die.” – Patrick Rothfuss

9. “From the reading of ‘good books’ there comes a richness of life that can be obtained in no other way.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

10. “How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.” – Henry David Thoreau

11. “Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.” – Mortimer J. Adler

12. “It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

13. “What better occupation, really, than to spend the evening at the fireside with a book, with the wind beating on the windows and the lamp burning bright.” – Gustave Flaubert

14. “I’m old-fashioned and think that reading books is the most glorious pastime that humankind has yet devised.” – Wisława Szymborska

15. “What kind of life can you have in a house without books?” – Sherman Alexie

16. “Never put off till tomorrow the book you can read today.” – Holbrook Jackson

 17. “Sleep is good, he said, and books are better.”– George R.R. Martin

18. “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

19. “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”– Jane Smiley

20. “The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night.”– Isabel Allende

21. “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.”– J.K. Rowling

22. “One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.”– Carl Sagan

 23. “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”– Erasmus

24. “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”– Neil Gaiman

 25. “Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people – people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.”– E.B. White

26. “That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”– Jhumpa Lahiri

27. “A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company, by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.”– Charles Baudelaire

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

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

 30. “A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.”– David Mitchell

31. “If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.”– Francois Mauriac

32. “Wear the old coat and buy the new book.”– Austin Phelps

33. “Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”– John Green

34. “Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.”– Diane Duane

35. “I guess there are never enough books.”– John Steinbeck

36. “Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.”– Anne Herbert

37. “Happiness. That’s what books smell like. Happiness. That’s why I always wanted to have a book shop. What better life than to trade in happiness?”– Saran MacLean

38. “You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.”– Paul Sweeney

39. “Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.”– Annie Proulx

40. “Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.”– Jean Rhys

41. “We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming, our own consciousness in someone else’s mind.”– Anna Quindlen

42. “Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.”– Napoleon Bonaparte

43. “Reading brings us unknown friends.”– Honore de Balzac

44. “No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.”– Mary Wortley Montagu

45. “Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”– Henry David Thoreau

46. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”– Joseph Addison

47. “The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.”– Rene Descartes

48. “Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.”– Louis L’Amour

49. “Reading is departure and arrival.”– Terri Guillemets

50. “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin

51. “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King

52. “Leaders are always readers.” – Kevin Trudeau

53. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C.S. Lewis

54. “I love the smell of book ink in the morning.”-Umberto Eco

55. “Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

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