“Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.” - Mark Haddon. Here are 38 Interesting Book Lovers Quotes.

Book Lovers Quotes

1. “Keep reading. It's one of the most marvelous adventures anyone can have.” ― Lloyd Alexander

2. “We live for books.” ― Umberto Eco

3. “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination and the journey. They are home.” ―Anna Quindlen

4. “People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.” ― Saul Bellow

5. “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” ― Malala Yousafzai

6. “I know some who are constantly drunk on books as other men are drunk on whiskey.” ― H.L. Mencken

7. “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ― Cicero

8. “Books were safer than other people anyway.” ― Neil Gaiman

9. “That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet. ” ― Jhumpa Lahiri

Book Lovers Quotes

10. “The odd thing about people who had many books was how they always wanted more.” ― Patricia A. McKillip

11. “In the end, we’ll all become stories.” ― Margaret Atwood

12. “Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.” ― Anne Herbert

13. “The world was hers for the reading.” ―Betty Smith

14. “When the Day of Judgment dawns and people, great and small, come marching in to receive their heavenly rewards, the Almighty will gaze upon the mere bookworms and say to Peter, “Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them. They have loved reading.”
― Virginia Woolf

15. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ― C.S. Lewis

16. “[I] read books because I love them, not because I think I should read them.” ― Simon Van Booy

17. “She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.” ―Annie Dillard

18. “That I can read and be happy while I am reading, is a great blessing.” ― Anthony Trollope

Book Lovers Quotes

19. “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. ” ― George R.R. Martin

20. “Dogeared pages were Antichrist of book lovers everywhere.” ― Jennifer L. Armentrout

21. “Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” ― Mason Cooley

22. “What a blessing it is to love books.” ― Elizabeth von Arnim

23. “Poetic language is a way of giving the sense of an answer, just a sense of one, that the story itself is unable to provide.” ―Emily Ruskovich

24. “There is nothing like the smell of books, both new and old. If someone ever bottled the smell, I would be all over it .” ― Tiffany King

25. “An hour spent reading is one stolen from paradise. ” ―Thomas Wharton

26. “Some like to believe it's the book that chooses the person.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

27. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. ” ― Dr. Seuss

Book Lovers Quotes

28. “Why is it that people who wouldn't dream of stealing anything else think it's perfectly all right to steal books?” ― Helene Hanff

29. “Books are uniquely portable magic. ” ―Stephen King

30. “Character, to me, is the life's blood of fiction.” ― Donna Tartt

31. “The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library. ” ―Albert Einstein

32. “What isn't said is as important as what is said. ” ―Colson Whitehead

33. “I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” ― J.K. Rowling

34. “The story is truly finished — and meaning is made — not when the author adds the last period, but when the reader enters.” ―Celeste Ng

35. “No two persons ever read the same book.” ―Edmund Wilson

36. “If you don’t see the book you want on the shelf, write it.” ―Beverly Cleary

37. “A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.” ―Neil Gaiman

38. “You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend. ” ―Paul Sweeney

Best Book Lovers Quotes

“Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.” ― Henry Ward Beecher
“Some women have a weakness for shoes... I can go barefoot if necessary. I have a weakness for books.” ― Oprah Winfrey
“He loved books, those undemanding but faithful friends.” ― Victor Hugo

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