Quotes about Books 62 to 93
"You can never be too thin, too rich, or have too many books."
Motivational Books |
Books take their place according to their specific gravity as surely as potatoes in a tub.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I treasure words. So the making of a book is an act of reverence for me.
Words of Encouragement |
"Carry a notebook with you. Look for ideas. You never know where you'll find them."
Inspirational Quotes |
"A book may be full of good ideas well expressed, but if its writer
views his subject from the wrong angle even his excellent advice
may prove to be ineffective."
J. Berg Esenwein
"Pray and read the Bible" are the standard answers most of us have heard throughout our lives for how to seek God.
Daniel Ethan Harris, Wait:
"One simple change - replacing news and mass media with books - can
produce dramatic changes in your life. No matter
what your ambition in life is, you can find books that will inspire
you to work on your goals."
Martin Meadows, How to Think Bigger
"Worthy books are not companions - they are solitudes:
we lose ourselves in them and all our cares."
Inspirational Books |
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
While young Lincoln's formal education consisted approximately
of a year's worth of classes from several itinerant teachers,
he was mostly self-educated and was an avid reader and often
sought access to any new books in the village.
Nikol Vega Canales, Abraham Lincoln Complete Biography and Quotes
Abraham Lincoln Quotes |
"Start reading your New Testament and notice the remarkable promises
God has made, promises telling
you that He is a God who hears and answers prayer."
Harold Sala, Touching God
Words of Faith |
"No book has sold more copies or been more widely translated than the
Christian Bible, the heart of which is
the Gospels of Christ and all of which, Christians believe,
is centered on him even in hidden ways."
Michael J. Ruszala, The Life and Times of Jesus
"When we remember the experience of reading a book, we imagine
a continuous unfolding of images."
Peter Mendelsund, What We See When We Read
"Why are you reading this book? Or any book? Probably, because
you believe if you gain a new thought,
you can go to new places in your life. If you are thinking and
believing better, the things around you will get better."
Casey Treat, Renewing the Mind 2.0
Inspirational Thoughts |
"There are other books that can help provide insight into the whole
process of developing a better life but the whole point is that there
are resources to consult when you feel you need a little help."
"Book: A garden carried in a pocket."
Funny Quotes about Life |
"The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented
is the book."
Top Ten Quotes on Books |
"Instead of going to Paris to attend lectures, go to the public library,
and you won’t come out for twenty years, if you really wish to learn."
"You may plan to write a book some day, but you are living a
book every day."
"Books can open doors for you that you may not have
realized or even imagined."
Books have life. They hold the remains of men in form of words
James Clear, The Art of Winning In Life
Reading with your family gives time for both the parents
and the children to communicate freely about the books that they are reading.
Tracey Taylor, Stay At Home Mom
Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their
own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest
to them ideas which their minds are already predisposed to accept.
Read books that will boost your moral and let you step on the positive side.
Ilene Prat, The Secrets of Forgiveness
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!
Quotes about Change |
I used to be very shy and avoided all company.
My books and my lessons were my sole companions.
It's better to be without a book than to believe a book entirely.
Various influences - our parents, other family members, teachers, books
we've read, discussions we've had, life experiences - all merge together
to form our core values.
Maya Green, Resolution Evolution for Moms
"In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you
can get through, but rather how many can get through to you."
Mortimer J. Adler
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 |
"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
Be joyful and exuberant in showing your appreciation. And finally,
remember God. Pray often and nourish your spirit by reading
self-improvement books and the Bible.
Shana Jahsinta Walters, Fall In Love With Yourself In 60 Minutes Or Less