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Quotes about Books


Quotes about Books

P. L. Travers
A writer is, after all, only half his book. The other...
Quote by: P. L. Travers (1899 - 1996) | Theme: Books
Added on: 04 aug 2010 | Comments: 0 | Views: 574 | Rank: 10.00 |  

Victor Hugo
Books are cold friends, but reliable.
Quote by: Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885) | Theme: Books
Added on: 02 may 2007 | Comments: 0 | Views: 291 | Rank: 10.00 |  

Jim Bishop
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still,...
Quote by: Jim Bishop (1907 - 1987) | Theme: Books
Added on: 17 nov 2009 | Comments: 0 | Views: 350 | Rank: 10.00 |  

Mario Vargas Llosa
Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally...
Quote by: Mario Vargas Llosa (1936) | Theme: Books
Added on: 25 mar 2009 | Comments: 0 | Views: 135 | Rank: 10.00 |  

Gerhart Hauptmann
Life is too short to read bad books.
Quote by: Gerhart Hauptmann (1862 - 1946) | Theme: Books
Added on: 01 jun 2010 | Comments: 0 | Views: 130 | Rank: 10.00 |  

Vissarion Belinsky
The book is life of our time.
Quote by: Vissarion Belinsky (1811 - 1848) | Theme: Books
Added on: 09 jun 2010 | Comments: 0 | Views: 118 | Rank: 10.00 |  

Oprah Winfrey
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read...
Quote by: Oprah Winfrey (1954) | Theme: Books
Added on: 17 mar 2008 | Comments: 0 | Views: 80 | Rank: 10.00 |  

Jules Verne
What a big book would be written with all that the...
Quote by: Jules Verne (1828 - 1905) | Theme: Books
Added on: 03 may 2007 | Comments: 0 | Views: 66 | Rank: 10.00 |  

Benjamin Disraeli
An author who speaks about his own books is almost as bad...
Quote by: Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881) | Theme: Books
Added on: 23 oct 2011 | Comments: 0 | Views: 25 | Rank: 10.00 |  

Charles W. Eliot
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they...
Quote by: Charles W. Eliot (1834 - 1926) | Theme: Books
Added on: 09 jul 2007 | Comments: 0 | Views: 1189 | Rank: 9.88 |  

Henry Ward Beecher
A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of...
Quote by: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) | Theme: Books
Added on: 23 jun 2008 | Comments: 0 | Views: 141 | Rank: 6.00 |  

Agatha Christie
I've always believed in writing without a collaborator,...
Quote by: Agatha Christie (1890 - 1976) | Theme: Books
Added on: 05 jun 2007 | Comments: 0 | Views: 88 | Rank: 3.00 |  

Pablo Neruda
The books that help you most are those which make you...
Quote by: Pablo Neruda (1904 - 1973) | Theme: Books
Added on: 21 sep 2010 | Comments: 0 | Views: 154 | Rank: 2.00 |  

Michael Ende
It is for this child in me, and in all of us, that I tell...
Quote by: Michael Ende (1929 - 1995) | Theme: Books
Added on: 08 nov 2009 | Comments: 0 | Views: 244 | Rank: 0.00 |  

Helen Fielding
Read in order to live.
Quote by: Helen Fielding (1958) | Theme: Books
Added on: 06 oct 2010 | Comments: 0 | Views: 191 | Rank: 0.00 |  

Maya Angelou
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading,...
Quote by: Maya Angelou (1928) | Theme: Books
Added on: 08 may 2007 | Comments: 0 | Views: 164 | Rank: 0.00 |  

Rupert Brooke
A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good,...
Quote by: Rupert Brooke (1887 - 1915) | Theme: Books
Added on: 29 jul 2010 | Comments: 0 | Views: 68 | Rank: 0.00 |  

Robert Louis Stevenson
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a...
Quote by: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894) | Theme: Books
Added on: 11 nov 2008 | Comments: 0 | Views: 60 | Rank: 0.00 |  

Gunter Grass
Even bad books are books and therefore sacred.
Quote by: Gunter Grass (1927) | Theme: Books
Added on: 12 oct 2008 | Comments: 0 | Views: 51 | Rank: 0.00 |  

Sir Thomas Malory
I pray you all, gentlemen and gentlewomen that readeth...
Quote by: Sir Thomas Malory (1405 - 1471) | Theme: Books
Added on: 10 mar 2009 | Comments: 0 | Views: 45 | Rank: 0.00 |  

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