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Quotes on books and reading

It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it. ~ Oscar Wilde

A book is a dream that you hold in your hand. ~ Neil Gaiman

Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light. ~ Vera Nazarian

Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book. ~ Author Unknown

I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.  ~ Harold Kushner

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. ~ Haruki Murakami

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all. ~ Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. ~ Maya Angelou

Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood. ~ John Green

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

In a good book the best is between the lines. ~ Swedish Proverb

Are we not like two volumes of one book? ~ Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

Keep reading books, but remember that a book is only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself. ~ Maxim Gorky

There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book. ~ Marcel Proust

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. ~ Oscar Wilde

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it. ~ Edward P. Morgan

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? ~ Henry Ward Beecher

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

I divide all readers into two classes; those who read to remember and those who read to forget. ~ William Lyon Phelps

In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody. ~ Oscar Wilde

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. ~ Joseph Brodsky

That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit. ~ Amos Bronson Alcott

Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out. ~ J.K. Rowling

A book is a device to ignite the imagination. ~ Alan Bennett

A good book has no ending. ~ R.D. Cumming


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