Find interesting inspirational quotes about books here. Books are the value
added to human kind that preserve the feelings, intellect, thought,
inspiration and guidance that sets humans aside from all else.
Books aren't just for those who attend institutions of higher
learning, nor are they the reserve to those students who are
commanded to read from teachers at all levels of education.
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A book serves to endlessly record development,
and, in some cases, recalls what we may have known in the past
but is necessary to revitalize again through new interpretations.
Good books are like good dogs; they are your constant companion
no matter where you go, or how you are feeling.
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.
Edward P. Morgan
A good garden is like a good book, you always enjoy starting it again.
A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.
Henry Ward Beecher
I've never read a book that didn't contain one new idea or thought that was worthy of reflection.
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.
G. K. Chesterton
After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books.
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
Make sure you have many books and many friends - as long as they are good ones.
The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you the knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition. Like money, books must be kept in constant circulation. Lend and borrow to the maximum - of both books and money! But especially books, for books represent infinitely more than money. A book is not only a friend, it makes friends for you. When you have possessed a book with mind and spirit, you are enriched. But when you pass it on you are enriched threefold.
Books are one of the hidden secrets to success. Think about it - where else can you get incredible information from the greatest experts and most successful minds in history on basically any topic that is important and of interest to you?
Charles M. Marcus, Success is Not a Spectator Sport
The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
The response to "The Greatest Generation" and the books that followed has been one of the most satisfying experiences of my life.
Words are only painted fire; a book is the fire itself.