Books Proverbs

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Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.

Bell Hooks

Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.

Lenore Hershey

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

Mark Twain

Knowing I lov'd my books, he furnish'd me From mine own library with volumes that I prize above my dukedom.

William Shakespeare

Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter.

Paxton Hood

You can cover a great deal of country in books.

Andrew Lang

The multitude of books is making us ignorant.

Voltaire

When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.

Michel de Montaigne

Books...are like lobster shells, we surround ourselves with 'em, then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidence of our earlier stages of development.

Dorothy L. Sayers

Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them.

Evan Esar

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.

Sir Francis Bacon

Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books; but love from look, toward school with heavy looks.

William Shakespeare

My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.

Malcolm X

There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written.

Oscar Wilde

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. The quotations, when engraved upon the memory, give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.

Winston Churchill

And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.

William Shakespeare

I have a good collection of cookery books. This is not so much because I like cooking, but because I like eating.

Louise Brown

Some books claim I have already clocked up a century of Grands Prix, but let me put the record straight. Australia will be my 100th start, and I aim to mark the milestone with a cracking performance. It could even be celebrated with a victory.

Damon Hill

I heard his library burned down and both books were destroyed - and one of them hadn't even been colored in yet.

Robertson Davies

We still have pretty good sales, especially for the art books.

Glenn Danzig
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