Today’s post is a collection of quotes about – and by – book lovers. Enjoy!


Book lovers never go to bed alone.

I’ve lived a thousand lives.  –  George R R Martin

Reading gives us somewhere to go when we have to stay where we are.  

–  Mason Cooley

We live for books.  –  Umberto Eco 

In the highest civilisation the book is still the highest delight

–  Ralph Waldo Emerson

An hour spent reading is one stolen from paradise.  –  Thomas Wharton

I would desire to have no other prison than a library.  –  Robert Burton

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.  –   Sir Richard Steele

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home. 

–  Anna Quindlen

Book are a uniquely portable magic.  –  Stephen King

No two persons ever read the same book.  –  Edmund Wilson

A room without books is like a body without a soul.  –  Cicero

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. 

–   C S Lewis

Keep reading. Its one of the most marvelous adventures that anyone can have.   

–  Lloyd Alexander

Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.  

–  Anne Herbert

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.  –  Frederick Douglass

Some like to believe it’s the book that chooses the person.  –  Carlos Ruiz Safin


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