Book Quotes

Welcome to the ultimate destination for book lovers! Here you can find the best quotes from your favorite books, authors, and genres. Whether you're looking for a quote to inspire you, a funny line to make you laugh, or a thought-provoking line to make you think, you'll find it here. Browse through our extensive collection of quotes and find the perfect one for you. Enjoy!
Small: John McGahern - Amongst Women concentrated on the family, and the new book concentrates on a small community.
"Amongst Women concentrated on the family, and the new book concentrates on a small community. The dominant units in Irish society are the family and the locality. The idea was that the whole world would grow out from that small space"
John McGahern, Writer
Small: Hugh Dancy - I think for anybody reading the book theyre going to get an idea in their heads of all those char
"I think for anybody reading the book they're going to get an idea in their heads of all those characters, and I think that once that gets fixed, it's quite hard to shake"
Hugh Dancy, Actor
Small: Todd McFarlane - I still do some inking here and there and Ive actually got a book that Im going to ink entire
"I still do some inking here and there and I've actually got a book that I'm going to ink entirely"
Todd McFarlane, Artist
Small: Friedrich Nietzsche - The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of eternity my
Friedrich Nietzsche
"The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of "eternity"; my ambition is to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a book - what everyone else does not say in a book"
Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
Small: Friedrich Nietzsche - It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book
Friedrich Nietzsche
"It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book"
Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
Small: Thomas Jefferson - I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can bec
Thomas Jefferson
"I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too"
Thomas Jefferson, President
Small: Thomas Jefferson - Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom
Thomas Jefferson
"Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom"
Thomas Jefferson, President
Small: Thomas Jefferson - Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years.
Thomas Jefferson
"Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital"
Thomas Jefferson, President
Small: Ralph Waldo Emerson - Every burned book enlightens the world
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Every burned book enlightens the world"
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Philosopher
Small: Ralph Waldo Emerson - Every book is a quotation and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines,
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors"
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Philosopher
Small: Henry Ward Beecher - A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your lo
Henry Ward Beecher
"A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never"
Henry Ward Beecher, Clergyman
Small: Helen Keller - Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out f
Helen Keller
"Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness"
Helen Keller, Author
Small: Thomas Fuller - A book that is shut is but a block
Thomas Fuller
"A book that is shut is but a block"
Thomas Fuller, Clergyman
Small: William Hazlitt - A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it
William Hazlitt
"A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it"
William Hazlitt, Critic
Small: Aldous Huxley - A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author
Aldous Huxley
"A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author's soul"
Aldous Huxley, Novelist
Small: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe - I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life it teaches better th
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
"I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better that book or orator"
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, Writer
Small: Britney Spears - Every night, I have to read a book, so that my mind will stop thinking about things that I st
Britney Spears
"Every night, I have to read a book, so that my mind will stop thinking about things that I stress about"
Britney Spears, Musician
Small: Dwight D. Eisenhower - Dont join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealin
Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed"
Dwight D. Eisenhower, President
Small: Oscar Wilde - There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written
Oscar Wilde
"There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written"
Oscar Wilde, Dramatist
Small: Oscar Wilde - If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all
Oscar Wilde
"If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all"
Oscar Wilde, Dramatist
Small: Henry David Thoreau - A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commen
Henry David Thoreau
"A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting"
Henry David Thoreau, Author
Small: Henry David Thoreau - A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a mans life as in a book. Haste makes waste
Henry David Thoreau
"A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars"
Henry David Thoreau, Author
Small: Confucius - The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books
Confucius
"The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most"
Confucius, Philosopher
Small: Sydney Smith - What you dont know would make a great book
Sydney Smith
"What you don't know would make a great book"
Sydney Smith, Clergyman
Small: Ben Nicholson - I have a book of buildings from 25,000 BC. These are huts built out of mammoth bones.
Ben Nicholson
"I have a book of buildings from 25,000 BC. These are huts built out of mammoth bones. These buildings were beautifully made, from the bones of the body into shelter"
Ben Nicholson, Artist
Small: Ernest Hemingway - All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn
Ernest Hemingway
"All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn"
Ernest Hemingway, Novelist
Small: Ernest Hemingway - A mans got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book
Ernest Hemingway
"A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book"
Ernest Hemingway, Novelist
Small: Abraham Lincoln - The things I want to know are in books my best friend is the man wholl get me a book I aint
Abraham Lincoln
"The 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, President
Small: Ernest Hemingway - There is no friend as loyal as a book
Ernest Hemingway
"There is no friend as loyal as a book"
Ernest Hemingway, Novelist
Small: Ernest Hemingway - The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it m
Ernest Hemingway
"The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life and one is as good as the other"
Ernest Hemingway, Novelist
Small: Sydney Smith - I never read a book before previewing it it prejudices a man so
Sydney Smith
"I never read a book before previewing it; it prejudices a man so"
Sydney Smith, Clergyman
Small: Michael W. Smith - Ive said to others that there were places I had forgotten about that were just so powerful.
"I've said to others that there were places I had forgotten about that were just so powerful. I've read the Gospels many times, but it's been a while since I've read through a whole book"
Michael W. Smith, Musician
Small: Laurence Housman - I have always been a writer of letters, and of long ones so, when I first thought of writin
"I have always been a writer of letters, and of long ones; so, when I first thought of writing a book in the form of letters, I knew that I could do it quickly and easily"
Laurence Housman, Playwright
Small: John McGahern - I read all the time. I was reading a book I admire very much by Alice McDermot called Charming
"I read all the time. I was reading a book I admire very much by Alice McDermot called Charming Billy"
John McGahern, Writer
Small: W. H. Auden - A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us
W. H. Auden
"A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us"
W. H. Auden, Poet
Small: Steven Brust - All literature consists of whatever the writer thinks is cool. The reader will like the book to
"All literature consists of whatever the writer thinks is cool. The reader will like the book to the degree that he agrees with the writer about what's cool"
Steven Brust, Author
Small: William Golding - The writer probably knows what he meant when he wrote a book, but he should immediately forg
"The writer probably knows what he meant when he wrote a book, but he should immediately forget what he meant when he's written it"
William Golding, Novelist
Small: Virginia Madsen - Our audience is all the girls who made Britney a huge star. Those are the girls who bought t
"Our audience is all the girls who made Britney a huge star. Those are the girls who bought the book. I didn't read the book at first. I read the script just to see what I would think of the script and I really liked it"
Virginia Madsen, Actress
Small: Leslie Banks - The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a
"The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a book"
Leslie Banks, Actor
Small: Meg Tilly - It helps when 1 can send the children off to their fathers so I can support my new book with a nat
"It helps when 1 can send the children off to their fathers so I can support my new book with a national publicity tour. I started writing the book when my daughter was 5. It took me almost four years"
Meg Tilly, Actress
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