60 Quotes About Books

  • "Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message to us from human souls we never saw, and yet these arouse us, terrify us, teach us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Books, Comfort


  • "Value all books in proportion as they are agreeable to Scripture. Those that are nearest to it are the best, and those that are farthest from it, and most contrary to it, the worst."

    - J. C. Ryle
    Topics: Books


  • "If a book has no index or good table of contents, it is very useful to make one as you are reading it."

    - Isaac Watts
    Topics: Books


  • "Many a preacher misses the mark because, though he knows books, he does not know men."

    - James Stalker
    Topics: Preaching, Books


  • "A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Books


  • "By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not rid men's minds of him."

    - Desiderius Erasmus
    Topics: Books, Reasoning


  • "Your library is your paradise."

    - Desiderius Erasmus
    Topics: Books


  • "The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."

    - Augustine
    Topics: Books, Reading


  • "A room without books is like a body without a soul."

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Books


  • "It is well to remember that reading books about the Bible is a very different thing to searching the Word for oneself."

    - Harry Ironside
    Topics: Books, The Bible, Reading


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

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Books


  • "When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."

    - Desiderius Erasmus
    Topics: Books, Money


  • "A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Books


  • "A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Books, Humorous, Reading


  • "A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one."

    - Oswald Chambers
    Topics: Books



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