Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.
– W. Fusselman
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever.
– Martin Tupper
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
A book is a gift you can open again and again.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
B. F. Skinner
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.
The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most.
He that loveth a book will never want for a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter
My test of a good novel is dreading to begin the last chapter.
Books are humanity in print.
Barbara W. Tuchman
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
‘Classic.’ A book which people praise and don’t read.
Ideally a book would have no order to it, and the reader would have to discover his own.
You cannot open a book without learning something.
The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written.”
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
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.
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.