This Is A Book Quotes by Joseph Brodsky, Jeremy Collier, Groucho Marx, Amos Bronson Alcott, Demetri Martin, C. S. Lewis and many others.
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.
Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.
That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.
REGARDING THE MARCHING BAND: How much more interesting it would be to see a creeping band.
this is a book about something
Catch-22 is the greatest satirical work in English since Erewhon…remarkable… This is a book that I could wish everyone to read. It is a book which should help us feel more clearly
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends.
This is a book that respects kids and their ideas. And in that regard, it places Chasing Vermeer in the tradition of classic favorites fondly recalled from our own childhoods.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Like a lot of people, I’ve always enjoyed commenting on strangers’ outfits. Unlike a lot of people, I now had a new megaphone to do it with. And, let me tell you, commenting on people’s hilarious clothing choices through a megaphone makes it so much better.
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it.
John Green has written a powerful novel—one that plunges headlong into the labyrinth of life, love, and the mysteries of being human. This is a book that will touch your life, so don’t read it sitting down. Stand up, and take a step into the Great Perhaps.
Socrates became a trendsetter. Other philosophers, including Plato and Aristotle and Gus, quickly followed suit, dropping their last names too. And, for centuries after that there would be countless imitators including oltaire, Michelangelo, and, much later, Cher.