Inspirational Books Quotes On Success In Life

These books quotes will inspire you. Books a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers or a bound set of blank sheets for writing or keeping records in.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging books quotes, books sayings, and books proverbs.

Best Books Quotes

  1. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ~ Dr. Seuss
  2. “Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  3. “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” ~ Stephen King
  4. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” ~ Margaret Fuller

  5. “The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” ~ Rene Descartes
  6. “A good book is an education of the heart.” ~ Susan Sontag
  7. “Books are the best friends you can have; they inform you and entertain you, and they don’t talk back.” ~ John Steinbeck
  8. “A room without books is like a life without meaning.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  9. “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  10. “Don’t you love the Oxford Dictionary? When I first read it, I thought it was a really really long poem about everything.” ~ David Bowie
  11. “In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. “A book is a gift you can open again and again.” ~ Garrison Keillor

  13. “A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle
  14. “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
  15. “All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you: the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was. If you can get so that you can give that to people, then you are a writer.” ~ Ernest Hemingway
  16. “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” ~ Frederick Douglass

  17. “Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.” ~ Barbara Tuchman
  18. “A library is where ideas sleep between covers, waiting for you to discover them.” ~ Lois Ehlert
  19. “A man is known by the books he reads.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  20. “Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.” ~ Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  21. “In books, I have traveled, not only to other worlds but into my own.” ~ Anna Quindlen

  22. “You cannot open a book without learning something.” ~ Confucius
  23. “Some books leave us free and some books make us free.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  24. “Here’s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy.” ~ Charlaine Harris
  25. “We read books to find out who we are.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin

  26. “we would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright.” ~ Ernest Hemingway
  27. “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” ~ Roald Dahl
  28. “He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.” ~ Victor Hugo
  29. “I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  30. “A library is a temple unabridged with priceless treasure. Librarians are the majesties who loan the jewels of measure. They welcome to the kingdom the young and old of reapers and reign among the riches as the wondrous fortune keepers.” ~ Pam Muñoz Ryan
  31. “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island…” ~ Walt Disney
  32. “Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading!” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
  33. “Literature is my Utopia” ~ Helen Keller

  34. “The wise man reads both books and life itself.” ~ Lin Yutang
  35. “Every reader finds himself. The writer’s work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself.” ~ Marcel Proust
  36. “He that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. By study, by reading, by thinking, one may innocently divert and pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, so in all fortunes.” ~ Isaac Barrow
  37. “A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.” ~ Charles Baudelaire

  38. “If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  39. “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” ~ Groucho Marx
  40. “In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  41. “Books are delightful society. If you go into a room and find it full of books – even without taking them from the shelves they seem to speak to you, to bid you welcome.” ~ William E. Gladstone
  42. “Books are the mirrors of the soul.” ~ Virginia Woolf

  43. “Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.” ~ Stephen King , Books quotes about life
  44. “So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookcase on the wall.” ~ Roald Dahl
  45. “If a book is really good, it deserves to be read again, and if it’s great, it should be read at least three times.” ~ Anatole Broyard
  46. “To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.” ~ Victor Hugo

  47. “The books which help you most are those which make you think the most. The hardest way of learning is by easy reading; every man that tries it finds it so. But a great book that comes from a great thinker, — it is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth, with beauty too.” ~ Theodore Parker
  48. “The best candy shop a child can be left alone in is the library” ~ Maya Angelou
  49. “When you sell a man a book, you don’t sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue – you sell him a whole new life.” ~ Christopher Morley
  50. “A book must be an ice-ax to break the seas frozen inside our soul.” ~ Franz Kafka

  51. “How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  52. “The newest books are those that never grow old.” ~ Holbrook Jackson
  53. “There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” ~ Jackie Kennedy , I love books quotes
  54. “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ~ Mark Twain

  55. “There is no beginning, no middle, no end, no suspense, no moral, no causes, no effects. What we love in our books are the depths of many marvelous moments seen all at one time.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut
  56. “There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti
  57. “The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words.” ~ William H. Gass
  58. “I love the smell of book ink in the morning.” ~ Umberto Eco

  59. “but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short.” ~ Jane Austen
  60. “Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.” ~ Christopher Paolini
  61. “Just the knowledge that a good book is waiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.” ~ Kathleen Norris
  62. “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” ~ Jane Austen

  63. “If one reads enough books, one has a fighting chance.” ~ Sherman Alexie
  64. “No one ever reads a book. He reads himself through books.” ~ Romain Rolland
  65. “Here is the treasure chest of the world – the public library, or a bookstore.” ~ Benjamin Carson

Books are a set of printed sheets of paper that are held together inside a cover: a long written work.

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