Friday, 30 August 2013

Book Quotes of the Week

"You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book." Dr. Seuss

"Books are embalmed minds." Christian Nevell Bovee

"The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Bread of flour is good; but there is bread, sweet as honey, if we would eat it, in a good book." John Ruskin

"He who lends a book is an idiot. He who returns the book is more of an idiot." Arabic Proverb (I don't really agree with this, I lend my books to my friends all the time.)

"I love to lose myself in other men's minds.... Books think for me." Charles Lamb

Find more book quotes here.


  1. Marianne, I like Proust's "there are no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favourite book". cheers

  2. That is indeed a wonderful one. Philosophers always have the greatest way of saying things. I love the quote, as well. It's in my post from 26 April 2013. I'm glad you enjoy the quotes.
    Have a good weekend,