Top 39 Book Quotes That Every Book Lover Should Read

Books are among the most essential things in our lives because they teach us, inspire us, and help us to grow. It is an excellent way to understand your emotions.

Reading books is an easy way to look after your mind and body. It has many benefits, such as reducing stress, increasing your ability to empathize, and increasing your vocabulary. It is also a great way to develop your imagination.

Books are like time machines that transport us to different eras and places. They are the wisest of friends and counselors. They are also the most accessible and patient teachers.

Here are 39 book quotes that are motivational and inspirational

1. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ― C.S. Lewis

2. “Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ‘This could change your life.” ― Helen Exley

3. “So many books, so little time.” ― Frank Zappa

4. “A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.” ― W.H. Auden

5. “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

6. “Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.” ― P.J. O’Rourke

7. “All good books have one thing in common – they are truer than if they had really happened.” ― Ernest Hemingway

8. “I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.” ― Harold Kushner

9. “To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.” ― Edmund Burke

10. “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ― Cicero

11. “Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.” ― Henry David Thoreau

12. “If you love books enough, books will love you back.” ― Jo Walton

13. “The book you don’t read won’t help.” ― Jim Rohn

14. “There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” ― Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

15. “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” ― Haruki Murakami

16. “A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.” ― Chinese Proverb

17. “There is no friend as loyal as a book.” ― Ernest Hemingway

18. “Outside of a dog a book is man’s best friend. Inside a dog it’s too dark to read.” ― Groucho Marx

19. “Never judge a book by its movie.” ― J.W. Eagan

20. “You are today who you’ll be in five years except for the people you meet and the books you read.” ― Charlie “Tremendous” Jones

21. “A man will turn over half a library to make one book.” ― Samuel Johnson

22. “Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.” ― John Green

23. “Books are mirrors. You only see in them what you already have inside of you.” ― Carlos Zafon

24. “Good books don’t give up all their secrets at once.” ― Stephen King

25. “If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

26. “Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” ― Maya Angelou

27. “A book worth reading is worth buying.” ― John Ruskin

28. “A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.” ― Neil Gaiman

29. “Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can.” ― William Feather

30. “A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it.” ― Edward Morgan

31. “Books are so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal.” ― John Green

32. “I would never read a book if it were possible for me to talk half an hour with the man who wrote it.” ― Woodrow Wilson

33. “The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.” ― James Bryce

34. “Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.” ― Vera Nazarian

35. “Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.” ― Author Unknown

36. “A good book is the purest essence of a human soul.” ― Thomas Carlyle

37. “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

38. “My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.” ― Abraham Lincoln

39. “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” ― Walt Disney

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