Book Quotes

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. Jorge Luis Borges

I took a speed reading course and read ‘War and Peace’ in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. Woody Allen.

A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as a task will do him little good. Samuel Johnson

A novel is never anything but a philosophy put into images. Albert Camus.

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures. Jessamyn West.

He knew everything about literature except how to enjoy it.  Joseph Heller.

I divide all readers into two classes: Those who read to remember and those who read to forget.  William Phelps

Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children. Life is the other way round.  David Lodge.

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading. Logan Pearsall Smith

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. Albert Einstein.

The covers of this book are too far apart Ambrose Bierce.

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

This book is not to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.  Dorothy Parker.

Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings. Heinrich Heine.

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