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Quotes About Books From Books

December 31, 2017 by · Leave a Comment
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“Sleep is good,” he said. “And books are better.” ~ A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin

One bright day in the last week of February, I was walking in the park, enjoying the threefold luxury of solitude, a book, and pleasant weather. ~ Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte

“Books are the mirrors of the soul.” ~ Between the Acts by Virginia Woolf

He who studies old books will always find in them something new, and he who reads new books will always find in them something old. ~ The Coming Race by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,” said Jojen. “The man who never reads lives only one.” ~ A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin

Every page of every book was a peep-hole into the realm of knowledge. His hunger fed upon what he read, and increased. ~ Martin Eden by Jack London

“The proper study of mankind is books.” ~ Crome Yellow by Aldous Huxley

“It’s all very well to read about sorrows and imagine yourself living through them heroically, but it’s not so nice when you really come to have them, is it?” ~ Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge. ~ A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

“Be a good boy, remember; and be kind to animals and birds, and read all you can.” ~ Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

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New Quotes Added – Atlas Shrugged and More

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Quotes from LiteratureToday I added two dozen new quotes to the collection.  Some of my favorites are:

It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly. ~ Erewhon by Samuel Butler

I am I, and I won’t subordinate my taste to the unanimous judgment of mankind. ~ Martin Eden by Jack London

“Death and taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them!” ~ Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

“No one believes more firmly than Comrade Napoleon that all animals are equal. He would be only too happy to let you make your decisions for yourselves. But sometimes you might make the wrong decisions, comrades, and then where should we be?” ~ Animal Farm by George Orwell

The big round tears
Coursed one another down his innocent nose
In piteous chase.
 ~ As You Like It by William Shakespeare

“Miss Taggart, do you know the hallmark of the second-rater? It’s resentment of another man’s achievement.” ~ Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

 

 



 

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