15 great quotes about books

15 great quotes about books

I love quotes, and I love books. It seems only right to compile some wonderful quotes about books and how magical and important they are in honor of National Book Lovers Day.

"Books are uniquely portable magic." — Stephen King

“A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.” ― Madeleine L'Engle

"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island." — Walt Disney

"Books are the plane and the train and the road. They are the destination and the journey. They are home." — Anna Quindlen

“That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” ― Jhumpa Lahiri in The Namesake

“In a good book the best is between the lines.” ― Swedish Proverb

"Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you." — Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” ― Ernest Hemingway

“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 William Eliot

"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies." — George R.R. Martin

"Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind." ― James Russell Lowell

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain

“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 in An Abundance of Katherines

“Books have a unique way of stopping time in a particular moment and saying: Let’s not forget this.” ― Dave Eggers

"A book is like a garden carried in the pocket." ― Chinese Proverb

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