90+ Best Book Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Book is a written text that can be published in printed or electronic form. Inspirational book quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Powerful Collection of Most Famous Book Quotes

’The end’ is one of the saddest sentences you’ll ever come across. Unknown

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

Never put off till tomorrow the book you can read today. Holbrook Jackson

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. Dr. Seuss

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

Putting down a good book can almost be an impossible act to do. Unknown

There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away. Emily Dickinson

Some books leave us free and some books make us free. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world belongs to those who read. Rick Holland

I love the smell of book ink in the morning. Umberto Eco

Books are a uniquely portable magic. Stephen King

Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book. Bill Watterson

Think before you speak. Read before you think. Fran Lebowitz

A book is a way for your imagination to be wild and free. Unknown

Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else’s shoes for a while. Malorie Blackman

Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly. Sir Francis Bacon

A well-read woman is a dangerous creature. Lisa Kleypas

Books are things of fiction that seem like reality. Unknown

Reading is departure and arrival. Terri Guillemets

Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere. Mary Schmich

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

Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary. Jim Rohn

Inspirational of Most Famous Book Quotes

Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them. Lemony Snicket

Books and doors are the same thing. You open them, and you go through into another world. Jeanette Winterson

Reading one book is like eating one potato chip. Diane Duane

To know a man’s library is, in some measure, to know a man’s mind. Geraldine Brooks

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 can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. C.S. Lewis

There are many little ways to enlarge your world. Love of books is the best of all. Jacqueline Kennedy

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

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

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

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

Reading is an active, imaginative act; it takes work. Khaled Hosseini

These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone. Roald Dahl

No two persons ever read the same book. Edmund Wilson

Reading brings us unknown friends. Honoré de Balzac

I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. Jorge Luis Borges

A book is a gift you can open again and again. Garrison Keillor

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

A good book is an event in my life. Stendhal

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

To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark. Victor Hugo

Let’s be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading. Lena Dunham

My alma mater was books, a good library…. I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. Malcolm X

If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it. Toni Morrison

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

Reading is an intelligent way of not having to think. Walter Moers

Amazing of Most Famous Book Quotes

Think of this – that the writer wrote alone, and the reader read alone, and they were alone with each other. A.S. Byatt

The world was hers for the reading. Betty Smith

Reading – even browsing  – an old book can yield sustenance denied by a database search. James Gleick

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

Don’t get into a relationship with someone who doesn’t own any books. Unknown

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

Children know perfectly well that unicorns aren’t real, but they also know that books about unicorns, if they are good books, are true books. Ursula K. LeGuin

Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river. Lisa See

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

Books are both our luxuries and our daily bread. Henry Stevens

I have always imagined paradise as a kind of library. Jorge Luis Borges.

If you’re looking for some magic in your life, open up a book. Unknown

Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you. Harold Bloom

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all. Abraham Lincoln

Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers. President Harry Truman

You have to remember that it is impossible to commit a crime while reading a book. John Waters

Oh, magic hour, when a child first knows she can read printed words! Betty Smith

I do not read a book; I hold a conversation with the author. Elbert Hubbar

Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand. Ezra Pound

’Once upon a time’ is one of the most magical phrases you’ll ever read. Unknown

No. I can survive well enough on my own – if given the proper reading material. Sarah J. Maas

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

Take a good book to bed with you – books do not snore. Thea Dorn

Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift. Kate DiCamillo

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

Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. Mason Cooley

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

What a blessing it is to love books. Elizabeth von Arnim

A peasant that reads is a prince in waiting. Walter Mosley

Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don’t you agree? Christopher Paolini

I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing 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

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

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

When you lose yourself in a book the hours grow wings and fly. Chloe Thurlow

Each book was a world unto itself, and in it I took refuge. Alberto Manguel

I think books are like people, in the sense that they’ll turn up in your life when you most need them. Emma Thompson

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

For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It’s not the most social pastime. Audrey Hepburn

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing. Harper Lee

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

Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read. Groucho Marx

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