Book Quotes

One of life’s greatest pleasure can be from reading a good book– especially when you can relate to the author, feel connected and can learn something valuable. Books are loaded with information, life lessons,  love stories, helpful advice, and experiences from other people.

Books can teach us about different cultures, history, and travel without ever leaving the comfort of our home. Books allow us to improve ourselves. Through reading, we tend to understand more about something, expanding our horizon, and it provides us with a better understanding of various topics, resulting in better decision making.

Books can be a great source of entertainment, it improves our memory by allowing us to think more, resulting in brain activity which keeps our memory sharp. Reading a good book can help reduce stress, by slowing down heart rate and easing tension by shifting our focus on something else and prevent overthinking. Books can also help improve our imagination; since it involves thinking and forming mental visual images.

Reading the right book can add value, creativity, knowledge, and skills to your life. Books can take you to new places that you have never dreamed of.  Enjoying a good book can be a memorable and enriching experience.

To help with your curiosity and thirst for knowledge, we have gathered a collection of book quotes taken from notable novels, famous authors, lecturers, book lovers, and from a variety of other sources.

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Patricia Akins- Books ARE judge by their Cover

Remember, when it come to applying for jobs, books ARE judged by their cover! Patricia Akins
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Joseph Addison- Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Joseph Addison
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Dystopian novels help people process their fears–Lauren Oliver

Dystopian novels help people process their fears about what the future might look like; further, they usually show that there is always hope, even in the bleakest future. Lauren Oliver
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Betty MacDonald- Being Cozy with Candy and Book

There's nothing as cozy as a piece of candy and a book. Betty MacDonald
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Francine Chiar- Feeling Like a Library Book

I feel like I'm a library book. I've been used, tossed around, and put down. I'm just waiting for someone who think I'm good enough to keep. Francine Chiar
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Nora Ephron- If Pregnancy Was a Book

If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters. Nora Ephron
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J. Cole- Studying Religion

I wish I studied more religions, I wish I read the Bible, the Quran. I think as I get older, I will start to really dive into religions, just because I feel like there's truths in all of those books. Clearly. I'm saying there's truths in all of them. J.
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Milton Berle- The Problem With Life

The problem with life is, by the time you can read women like a book, your library card has expired. Milton Berle
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Oliver Goldsmith- Love Everything That’s​ Old

I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine. Oliver Goldsmith
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Chinese Proverb on Books and knowledge

"Every book must be chewed to get out its juice."
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C. J. Langenhoven- Friends Should Be Like Books

Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected.      C. J. Langenhoven
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Anna Quindlen- Changing My Own Life

I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me. Anna Quindlen
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Mark Twain- Reading Health Books

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. -Mark Twain 
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Malcolm Miller

This building is like a book. Its architecture is the binding, its text is in the glass and sculpture.     
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Winston Churchill- Reading Books Of Quotations

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.  Winston Churchill    
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