entrench myself in my books equally against sorrow and
- Leigh Hunt
are the ever-burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
best effect of any book is that it excites the reader
to self activity. -
- Thomas Carlyle
proper study of mankind is books.
- Aldous Huxley
A garden carried in a pocket.
- Arabian Proverb
things I want to know are in books; my best friend is
the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.
- Abraham Lincoln
home without books is like a room without windows.
- Henry Ward Beecher
great book that comes from a great thinker,-- it is
a ship of thought, deep- freighted with truth and with
- Theodore Parker
keep to old books, for they teach me something; from
the new I learn very little
who know how to read has it in their power to magnify
themselves, multiple the ways in which they exist, to
make their life full, significant, and interesting.
- Aldous Huxley
man who does not read good books has no advantage over
the man who can't read them.
- Mark Twain
that you may carry to the fire and hold readily in your
hand, are the most useful after all.
- Samuel Johnson
most technologically efficient machine that man has
ever invented is the book.
- Northrup Frye
that are books are all that you want, and there are
but a half dozen in any thousand.
the glory of the world would be buried in oblivion,
unless God had provided mortals with the remedy of books.
- Richard De Bury
the good reader that makes the good book.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
the man of one book.
- Latin Proverb
is no past, as long as books shall live.
Books make the past our heritage and our home.
- Edward Bulwer Lytton
minds are truly alive they will seek out books, for
books are the human race recounting its memorable experiences,
confronting its problems, searching
for solutions, drawing the blueprints of it futures.
- Harry A. Overstreet
the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at
the end of a long day makes that day happier.
books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and
some few to be chewed and digested.
- Sir Francis Bacon