Quotes about Books

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

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  |  

Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself. Abraham Lincoln
Motivational  |  

It isn't what the book costs; it's what it will cost if you don't read it. Jim Rohn
Encouraging  |  

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

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   |  

Reading a book about healthy lifestyle and weight loss won't do a thing for you if you keep up with the same bad habits you always had, and reading a book about making changes to your life wonít "work" if you donít actively engage with the information once youíve closed the book. Simeon Lindstrom, Intentional Living - How To NOT Die With Regrets By Living A Life That Matters
Quotes about Change   |  

Books are a modern miracle in transmitting culture and experience, preceded only in magnitude by language itself, and followed in magnitude by the dawn of the digital age. Rodney Miles, Thanksgiving Around the World and in Your Home
Experience   |  

Children should see adults reading books and treating them with care. Sharing a book with your child every day is extremely special to children and talking about a book helps a child to understand it in new and different ways. C. F. Crist, Teach A Child To Read
Children   |  

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. Maya Angelou
Good   |  

It is one of the most influential books in the history of the world. Millions of people around the world consider it sacred. Yet the Old Testament is little known, little read, and little appreciated. Dr. Stephen Lennox, God With Us: An Introduction to the Old Testament
Influence   |  

For books are more than books. They are the life, the very heart and core of ages past . . . Amy Lowell
"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
Quotes about Life   |  

Through books you can orient your life to the world you live in, for books link the past, the present and the future.
Wilfred Peterson Quotes

"Don't join the book burners. Don't think you are going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed." Dwight Eisenhower
Mistake   |  

"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
Commitment   |  

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

"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   |

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   |  

Some people claim that it is okay to read trashy novels because sometimes you can find something valuable in them. You can also find a crust of bread in a garbage can, if you search long enough, but there is a better way. Jim Rohn
Funny Poems   |  

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

"There are many virtues in books, but the essential value is the adding of knowledge to our stock by the record of new facts, and, better, by the record of intuitions which distribute facts, and are the formulas which supersede all histories." Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sharing   |  

"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   |  

Like other books, the Bible provides so many lessons from which we can learn. Tom Norman
"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   |  

It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are which you have.
Seneca Quotes

The wonderful thing about books is that they allow us to get an inside look into the lives of great people from history, so we can study them, and learn from them. P. G.Manifold, Perseverance Is A Skill and You Need To Master It!
Knowledge   |  

No schoolchild could escape the books and the freight of their message in those expansive, pious postwar decades. Henry Ford loved the readers, and took their precepts, with the possible exception of piety, to heart. Richard Snow, I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford
Henry Ford Quotes   |  

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   |  

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
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  |  

Don't throw old books off your list; just be aware of their age. They are powerful tools for understanding the present and anticipating the future. Gary Hoover, The Lifetime Learner's Guide to Reading and Learning
Age  |  

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   |  

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   |  

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

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

Inspirational self-help action books have inspired and motivated millions of persons through the world, and they can motivate you as well. W. Clement Stone, Believe and Achieve: W. Clement Stone's 17 Principles of Success
Inspirational Poems   |  

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   |  

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   |  

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

Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else. Mark Twain
Wish   |  

Books, for me, used to be a way to escape. I now consider reading a good book a sacred indulgence, a chance to be any place I choose. It is my absolute favorite way to spend time. What I know for sure is that reading opens you up. It exposes you and gives you access to anything your mind can hold. What I love most about reading: It gives you the ability to reach higher ground. And keep climbing Oprah Winfrey
Poems about Life   |  

Indeed, Franklin had always had a love for books. Though his father was not a rich man, he did have a library and one of Franklin's great pleasures was reading the books in that library. Mark Steinberg, Benjamin Franklin: Statesman,Patriot,and Entrepreneur
Joy   |  

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

Throughout her entire life Helen Keller loved the written word. The world-famous deaf-blind woman born in 1880 realized at a young age that words held the power to transport her to other realms. Kim E. Nielsen, Helen Keller: Selected Writings (The History of Disability)
Helen Keller Quotes   |  

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

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

Benjamin Franklin, inspired by his love of reading, cultivated friendly relations with the clerks in the bookstores. From them he borrowed interesting volumes, which he took home in the evening with the utmost care, and having spent most of the night in reading, would return them at an early hour in the morning, before the master of the shop had time to miss them. John S.C. Abbott, Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin Quotes   |  

A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools. Thomas Jefferson
Work   |  

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
Inspirational Stories   |  

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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