Quotes about Books

Books can be an old friend and a source of inspiration. Let these quotes about books remind you of this.

"Books can be a source of great relaxation; they can take you to places that you may never have been otherwise."
Relaxing   |  

"For books are more than books. They are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives."
Amy Lowell
Life   |  

"From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover you have wings."
Helen Hayes
Love   |  

"Books can change your life but they require the commitment of time, in both the hunting out of good ones and in the reading of them."
Tania Ahsan, Brilliant book of calm
Change   |  

"I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book."
Groucho Marx
Funny   |  

One idea discovered in one book can change the way you see the world. Robin Sharma
One idea discovered in one book can change the way you see the world.
Robin Sharma, The Greatness Guide
Greatness   |  

"It is with the reading of books the same as with looking at pictures; one must, without doubt, without hesitations, with assurance, admire what is beautiful."
Vincent van Gogh
Doubt   |  

"Keep reading books, but remember that a book's only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself."
Maxim Gorky
Graduation   |

"If information is the currency of democracy, then libraries are the banks."
Wendell Ford
Funny Quotes about Life   |  

"Like other books, the Bible provides so many lessons from which we can learn."
Tom Norman, How To Study Your Bible And Increase Your Faith In Simple Steps
God   |  

"Maybe one of the best gifts you could give your child this Christmas is a new Bible or a book to strengthen his or her belief."
Cherie Lowe, Keep the Happy in Your Holidays
Christmas   |  

The Bible is a book of examples, not a book of exceptions. The characters in Scripture are unlikely heroes.
Brian Hardin, Passages
Example   |  

A few books are just trying to cash in on the latest fad or incident. However, somewhere amongst them are a lot of books that are real gems.
Vick S, You Become What You Read
Inspirational Books   |  

Seek out diversity. Read books and magazines about subjects you have never been interested in before.
Meir Liraz, Small Business Management: Essential Ingredients for Success
Diversity   |  

Come up with a plan to follow for situations that are causing stress. Of course it will help prevent stress even more if you follow through and work the plan. Sometimes this may take the help of a specialist. If you are in financial distress, read books on the subject and seek out advice from a financial planner.
Amber Rain, Happiness: How to Stop Feeling Depressed, Hopeless, Lonely, Sad and Be Happy
Stress   |  

Books are among the most common clutter found in homes. If you hoard books and you refuse to give or throw any of them away, then you are just accumulating clutter.
Donald Hill, Home Organization: A Beginner's Guide to Decluttering Your Home and Living on What You Need for Stress Free Living
Home   |  

In reading books I have found mentors, stories of people who have faced challenges and overcame them; people whom I admire. I have also found wisdom, and words that make me stop and think, words that have given me an "aha" moment! And, some books have given me hope.
Catherine Pulsifer
Hope   |  

I started reading self development books some years back, out of pure interest. As I read them, I started to immediately to change my mind about certain things in life and I also put into practice the advice they gave.
William Scaec, How to Get Rich
Positive Thinking   |  

If you were to ask me what has had the most impact on my life in the past 4 years, I would say books. And not just any books, educational, inspirational and motivational ones to be precise. And you don't need to spend half the night reading, just 30 minutes every day will do.
Joe Hinchliffe, Average Joe's Success Rituals: 12 Disciplines for a Fulfilling Life
Inspirational Quotes  |  

Every self-help author says his or her book will change your life. This book will not change your life. YOU will change your life.
Greg Conderacci, Getting UP!: Supercharging Your Energy
How To Change Your Attitudes   |  

Gospel of peace or the Word of God - Take your dose of the Word of God by reading it every day and doing whatever it says should be done.
Miriam Kinai, Boxed Set 5 Christian Sermons
Peace   |  

While I have read many books in my lifetime and many of them have had a positive influence on my life, this book, The Blessed Life, has not only influence but has changed my life.
Catherine Pulsifer, The Blessed Life
Blessed   |  

Words can move you to change. The choice is often up to how you internalize them and on what you choose to dwell.
Shadonna Richard, A Gift of Hope
Choices  |  

From the book of Genesis through the book of Revelation, the Scriptures are the story of God with us.
Brian Hardin, Reframe
Inspirational Messages   |  

Just the fact that you write about your success and publish it in a book or on the web, may just be the inspiration someone needed to move forward in his or her own life.
Catherine Pulsifer
Success   |  

Many time the reading of a book has made the future of a man.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Future   |  

I am always reading inspirational books and looking for new ones. Here a book, the Bible, has been right here in front of me all the time. It is filled with wisdom and many inspiring messages and stories.
Catherine Pulsifer
Wise   |  

Try reading a book every once in a while that is in direct contrast to your goals, find out more ways and ideas that could expedite your journey. This helps to open your mind to new knowledge and new opportunities that could help you simplify the path to achieve success with your new habits.
Ronald Valentino
Opportunity   |  

Reading books that have a positive influence on your thinking can truly change your life. You may find your perceptions and beliefs challenged as you read these books. But, challenging our own beliefs is one way of learning to expand our thoughts and minds.
Catherine Pulsifer
Positive   |  

It is not at all incredible, that a book which has been so long in the possession of mankind should contain many truths as yet undiscovered.
Bishop Butler
Faith   |  

Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years.
Thomas Jefferson
Famous   |  

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

All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.
John Ruskin
Time   |  

Make sure your child reads books over the summer. They don't have to be great books that you choose - just encourage your child to choose some books to read.
Lee Binz, Senior Year Step-by-Step: Simple Instructions for Busy Homeschool Parents
Words of Encouragement   |  

When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me.
W. Somerset Maugham
Top Ten Quotes on Books   |  

A book holds a house of gold.
Chinese Proverb
Proverbs   |  

My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.
Abraham Lincoln
Friend   |  

The book, the idea of a book or the image of a book, is a symbol of learning, of transmitting knowledge. I make my own books to find my way through the old stories.
Anselm Kiefer
Knowledge   |  

Mark Twain received many rejection slips before his books were published. Today those same books that were originally rejected are classic books. A good example of Mark Twain's philosophy on life is found in the words of wisdom he once said: "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too can become great."
Catherine Pulsifer
Mark Twain   |  

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