My Favorite Quotes About Books

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1.) “No two persons ever read the same book.”

-Edmund Wilson

2.) “Anyone who says they only have one life must not know how to read a book.”

– Anonymous

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3.) “Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”

-John Green

4.)”Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”

-Charles William Eliot

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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 good friend.”

-Charles Sweeney

6.)’Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.”

-James Russell Lowell

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7.)”Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.”

-Harper Lee

8.) “A good book has no ending.”

-R.D. Cumming

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9.)”These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves. From each of them goes out its own voice… and just as the the touch of a button on our set will fill the room with music, so by taking down one of these volumes and opening it, one can call into range the voice of a man far distant in time and space, and hear him speaking to us, mind to mid, heart to heart.”

-Gilbert Highet

10.)”Most books, like their authors, are born to die; of only a few books can it be said that death hath no dominion over them; they live, and their influence lives forever.”

-J. Swartz


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