10 Awesome Quotes About Books

Book quotes are like a mini hobby of mine. I collect them like they’re a scarce mineral.

I hope you find something here that’s valuable or has special meaning to you.



“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Frank Zappa

G.K. Chesterton “Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” – G.K. Chesterton
Groucho Marx“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” – Groucho Marx
Madelaine L'Engle“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.” – Madeleine L’Engle
Mark Twain

C.S. Lewis“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C.S. Lewis
Ernest Hemingway

Charles William Eliot“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
Gustave Flaubert“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.” – Gustave Flaubert

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Author: Colin Dunbar

Colin Dunbar is the owner of The Complete Self Publisher and shares his many years of experience in writing and self-publishing. If you enjoyed this article, please share it :o)

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