If you’re a book lover, like us, there is nothing more comforting than a bookish quote. It makes you feel like someone gets you, you’re not alone, someone out there loves books as much as you do and is brave enough to yell it to the world. Or perhaps smart enough to put it into a concise, relatable sentence.
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“Libraries will get you through time of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.” - Anne Herbert
“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” - Jane Austen
“Books may well be the only true magic.”
- Alice Hoffman
“No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.” - Mary Wortley Montagu
“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.” – William Styron
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” - Mark Twain
“Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.”
- Stephen Fry
“Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us.”
- Paul Theroux