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 in the gloomiest of the days.

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

  • “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
  • “Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.” – Bill Patterson
  • “It is is better to know one book intimately than a hundred superficially.”– Donna Tartt
  • “Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.” – Dr. Seuss
  • “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
  • “Books break the shackles of time – proof that humans can work magic.” – Carl Sagan
“Books break the shackles of time – proof that humans can work magic.” – Carl Sagan
  • “Reading for me, is spending time with a friend.” – Gary Paulsen
  • “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
  • “From the reading of ‘good books’ there comes a richness of life that can be obtained in no other way.” – Gordon B. Hinckley
  • “How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.” – Henry David Thoreau
  •  “Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.” – Mortimer J. Adler
  • “It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.” – Arthur Conan Doyle
“It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

Reading Quotes

  • “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
  • “I’m old-fashioned and think that reading books is the most glorious pastime that humankind has yet devised.” – Wisława Szymborska
  • “What kind of life can you have in a house without books?” – Sherman Alexie
  • “Never put off till tomorrow the book you can read today.” – Holbrook Jackson
  •  “Sleep is good, he said, and books are better.”– George R.R. Martin
  • “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
  • “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”– Jane Smiley
“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”– Jane Smiley

Book Quotes

  • “The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night.”– Isabel Allende
  • “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.”– J.K. Rowling
  • “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
  •  “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”– Erasmus
  • “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
  •  “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
  • “That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”– Jhumpa Lahiri
“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”– Jhumpa Lahiri
  • “A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company, by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.”– Charles Baudelaire
  • “A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”– William Styron
  • “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”– Groucho Marx
  •  “A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.”– David Mitchell
  • “If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.”– Francois Mauriac
  • “Wear the old coat and buy the new book.”– Austin Phelps
“Wear the old coat and buy the new book.”– Austin Phelps
Quote on Books
  • “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
  • “Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.”– Diane Duane
  • “I guess there are never enough books.”– John Steinbeck
  •  “Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.”– Anne Herbert
  • “Happiness. That’s what books smells like. Happiness. That’s why I always wanted to have a book shop. What better life than to trade in happiness?”– Saran MacLean
  • “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
“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
  • “Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.”– Annie Proulx
  • “Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.”– Jean Rhys
  • “We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming, our own consciousness in someone else’s mind.”– Anna Quindlen
  • “Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.”– Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Reading brings us unknown friends.”– Honore de Balzac
 “Reading brings us unknown friends.”– Honore de Balzac
Book Quotes on Reading
  • “No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.”– Mary Wortley Montagu
  • “Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”– Henry David Thoreau
  • “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”– Joseph Addison
  • “The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.”– Rene Descartes
  • “Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.”– Louis L’Amour
  • “Reading is departure and arrival.”– Terri Guillemets
  • “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin
  • “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King
  • “Leaders are always readers.” – Kevin Trudeau
  • “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C.S. Lewis
  • “I love the smell of book ink in the morning.”-Umberto Eco
  • “Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

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