55 Quotes Only Book Lovers Can Relate To

A book can be far much better than a partner. 

It doesn't hurt you, break your heart or leave you. 

It entertains you when you need to. 

It gives you an escape when reality sucks. 

It teaches you all the lessons you need to face this life. 

It doesn't make you feel worthless. 

It rather makes you feel understood. 

It makes you feel at home, happy and fulfilled. 

A book can be far much better than a partner, now can you disagree? 

Below are some great quotes for books lover to inspire you:

1- "A book is a dream that you hold in your hand."
–Neil Gaiman
2- "So many books, so little time."
― Frank Zappa
3- "A room without books is like a body without a soul."
― Marcus Tullius Cicero
4- "Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book."
–Author Unknown
5- "The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid."
― Jane Austen
6- "I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense."
–Harold Kushner
7- "There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all."
–Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
8- "I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library."
― Jorge Luis Borges

9- "Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light."
–Vera Nazarian
10- "There is no friend as loyal as a book."
― Ernest Hemingway
11- "Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?"
– Henry Ward Beecher
12- "A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading."
– William Styron
13- "Books are mirrors. You only see in them what you already have inside of you."
-Carlos Zafon
14- "I divide all readers into two classes; those who read to remember and those who read to forget."
– William Lyon Phelps
15- "You are today who you’ll be in five years except for the people you meet and the books you read.”
–Charlie “Tremendous” Jones
16- "One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us."
― Cassandra Clare

17- "If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads."
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
18- "Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood."
–John Green
19- "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."
– Gilbert K. Chesterton
20- "I cannot live without books."
–Thomas Jefferson
21- "The only important thing in a book is the meaning that it has for you."
–W. Somerset Maugham
22- "There’s nothing wrong with reading a book you love over and over."
–Gail Carson Levine
23- "There’s nothing wrong with reading a book you love over and over."
–Gail Carson Levine

24- "Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can."
-William Feather

25- "Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly."
― Francis Bacon
26- "There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them."
–Joseph Brodsky
27- "You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend."
–Paul Sweeney
28- "Be awesome! Be a book nut!"
–Dr. Seuss
29- "I cannot sleep unless I am surrounded by books."
–Jorge Luis Borges
30- "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
31- "Sleep is good, and books are better."
― George R.R. Martin
32- "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

33- "A good book has no ending."
–R.D. Cumming

34- "Books are the training weights of the mind."
35- "If you love books enough, books will love you back."
–Jo Walton
36- "Some books leave us free and some books make us free."
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
37- "That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit."
–Amos Bronson Alcott
38- "Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."
–Frederick Douglas
39- "A book is a device to ignite the imagination."
–Alan Bennett
40- "Think before you speak. Read before you think."
― Fran Lebowitz

41- "The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it."
–James Bryce
42- "To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting."
–Edmund Burke
43- "Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ‘This could change your life."
–Helen Exley
44- "Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life." 
― Christopher Paolini
45- "If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." 
― Marcus Tullius Cicero
46- "We live for books."
― Umberto Eco
47- "Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." 
― Anna Quindlen
48- "What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore, it knows it’s not foolin’ a soul."
― Neil Gaiman
49- "I read a book one day and my whole life was changed." 
― Orhan Pamuk

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

51- "A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return."
–Salman Rushdie
52- "Rereading, we find a new book."
–Mason Cooley
53- "A book is like a garden carried in the pocket."
–Chinese Proverb
54- "Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book."
― Jane Smiley
55- "That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet." 
― Jhumpa Lahiri

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2 commentaires

  1. I love this post! I especially like number 4 and 14. Thanks for them. And what is your favourite book quote?

    Have a nice day
    Lucie | www.inbluebox.com

  2. Hi Lucie! Thx for passing by. My favourite is number 12 "A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. – William Styron"