I’m always on the lookout for great quotes about books, the love of books and the love of reading. I’ve got a pretty great collection going and thought I would share some of my favorites….
I cannot live without books. —Thomas Jefferson
Fill your house with stacks of books. In every cranny and all the nooks. — Dr. Seuss
Wear the old coat, buy the new book. — Austin Phelps
The person, be it a gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. — Jane Austen
I am wondering what to read next. — Matilda, Roald Dahl
I see all of us reading ourselves away from ourselves, straining in circles of light to find more light… — Books, Billy Collins
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, and all the sweet serenity of books. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Of course, anyone who truly loves books buys more of them than he or she can hope to read in one fleeting lifetime. A good book, resting unopened in its slot on a shelf, full of majestic potentiality, is the most comforting sort of intellectual wallpaper. — David Quammen
A house without books is like a room without windows. — Heinrich Mann
I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. — Jorge Luis Borges
I’d love to hear your favorite book quote! Share it in a comment.
Have a great weekend!