Books Quotes, Sayings about books

So many books, so little time.
– Frank Zappa

A life without books is like body without a soul.
– Lailah Gifty Akita

Life is a book. There are many pages to be written.
– Lailah Gifty Akita

Start reading a book today, and you’ll end up writing one tomorrow.
– Yohann Dafeu

Read. You can always talk with another reader.
– Rorke Denver

Some men are more interesting than their books but my book is more interesting than its man.
– A.E. Housman

What holy cities are to nomadic tribes a symbol of race and a bond of union great books are to the wandering souls of men: they are the Meccas of the mind.
– G.E. Woodberry

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
– Barbara Tuchman

A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas a place where history comes to life.
– Norman Cousins

A bad book is as much of a labour to write as a good one; it comes as sincerely from the author’s soul.
– Aldous Huxley

Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes.
– John LeCarre

A house is no home unless it contain food and fire for the mind as well as for the body.
– Margaret Fuller

There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.
– Christopher Morley

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
– Edith Sitwell

Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one.
– Augustine Birrell

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
– Logan Pearsall Smith

Books are immortal sons deifying their sires.
– Plato

Never judge a book by its movie.
– J.W. Eagan

Reading means borrowing.
– George Christoph

Wear the old coat and buy the new book.
– Anonymous