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95 Inspiring Book Quotes That Will Awaken The Reader In You

Whether we like to read or not, books have been a big part of each one of our lives. We first meet these oceans of knowledge when we literally are toddlers. At that stage, they contain little poems. And then when we grow up, they contain the history of the world, the elements in nature, information about the deepest oceans and the highest mountains and so on. So today we have brought some pretty inspiring Book Quotes and Sayings that might make you fall in love with books and if you already love them, then prepare to fall deeper.

Let us admit it, we are not all readers. But those of us who are, they know that nothing beats the smell of a book. When you get the hold of a brand new book, or a really old one, the smell truly is the first attraction if we think about it. Next is the world that a book can take us to. You can literally imagine a better Winterfell and Hogwarts in your mind while reading the novels than you see in the series or the movies.


So here are the best Book Quotes and Sayings that will take you on a magical journey about books and will surely make you start to read a new one:

Book Quotes

  • “I cannot live without books.” –Thomas Jefferson

Book Quotes
  • “A book is a way for your imagination to be wild and free.” – Unknown
  • “Take a good book to bed with you – books do not snore.” – Thea Dorn
  • “I often carry things to read so that I will not have to look at people.” –Charles Bukowski
  • “I love the smell of book ink in the morning.” – Umberto Eco
  • “Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.” – Abraham Lincoln
Book Quotes

Book Quotes

  • “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” –Walt Disney
  • “Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.” -Henry David Thoreau
  • “I think books are like people, in the sense that they’ll turn up in your life when you most need them.” — Emma Thompson
  • “Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can.” -William Feather
  • “A book worth reading is worth buying.” -John Ruskin
  • “All good books have one thing in common – they are truer than if they had really happened.” -Ernest Hemingway

Book Quotes
  • “So many books, so little time.” -Frank Zappa
  • “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” -Cicero
  • “Good books don’t give up all their secrets at once.” –Stephen King
  • “A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.” — Charles Baudelaire
  • “You are today who you’ll be in five years except for the people you meet and the books you read.” –Charlie “Tremendous” Jones
  • “There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away.” — Emily Dickinson
  • “Books are mirrors. You only see in them what you already have inside of you.” -Carlos Zafon

Book Quotes

  • “My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.” –Abraham Lincoln
  • “Be awesome! Be a book nut!” –Dr. Seuss
  • “I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Outside of a dog a book is man’s best friend. Inside a dog it’s too dark to read.” -Groucho Marx
  • “There is no friend as loyal as a book.” -Ernest Hemingway
  • “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” –C.S. Lewis

Book Quotes

  • “You can have my gun, but you’ll take my book when you pry my cold, dead fingers off of the binding.” -Stephen King
  • “When you lose yourself in a book the hours grow wings and fly.” — Chloe Thurlow
  • “The covers of this book are too far apart.” –Ambrose Bierce
  • “If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience. This is the ideal life.” -Mark Twain

Best Book Quotes

  • “A good book is the purest essence of a human soul.” –Thomas Carlyle

Book Quotes

  • “Books are the training weights of the mind.” -Epictetus
  • “Tis the good reader that makes the good book.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” –Dr. Seuss
  • “If you love books enough, books will love you back.” –Jo Walton
  • “The book you don’t read won’t help.” –Jim Rohn
  • “A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.” -Franz Kafka
  • “Never judge a book by its movie.” –J.W. Eagan
  • “A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.” –Salman Rushdie

Book Quotes

  • “A man will turn over half a library to make one book.” –Samuel Johnson
  • “A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.” -W.H. Auden
  • “Rereading, we find a new book.” –Mason Cooley
  • “A good book is an event in my life.” — Stendhal
  • “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” — J.K. Rowling

Book Quotes

  • “No two persons ever read the same book.” –Edmund Wilson
  • “A book is a device to ignite the imagination.” -Alan Bennett
  • “A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.” –Chinese Proverb
  • “The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.” –James Bryce
  • “Books are things of fiction that seem like reality.” — Unknown
  • “What a blessing it is to love books.” — Elizabeth von Arnim
  • “Books are both our luxuries and our daily bread.” — Henry Stevens
  • “Books are so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal.” –John Green

Book Quotes

  • “A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it.” –Edward Morgan
  • “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
  • “Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ‘This could change your life.’” –Helen Exleyc
  • If you’re looking for some magic in your life, open up a book.” — Unknown
  • “There are many little ways to enlarge your world. Love of books is the best of all.” — Jacqueline Kennedy

Book Quotes

  • “These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.” — Roald Dahl
  • “It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.” — Arthur Conan Doyle
  • “Books are the movies of our minds.” — Unknown

35 Most Famous Quotes About Books

  • “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.” — Jane Smiley

Book Quotes

  • “Books are the escape you never knew you needed until you start reading.” — Unknown
  • “A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.” — David Mitchell
  • “Turning the pages of a good book can influence you more than you might think.” — Unknown
  • “The cheapest form of adventure is a book.” — Unknown
  • “A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.” — Neil Gaiman
Book Quotes

Best quotes about Book

  • “I guess there are never enough books.” — John Steinbeck
  • “Every book is a new adventure.” — Unknown
  • “That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” — Jhumpa Lahiri
  • “Wear the old coat and buy the new book.” — Austin Phelp
  • “What you don’t know would make a great book.” –Sydney Smith
  • “A good book has no ending.” -R.D. Cumming
  • “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” -Daniel Handler

Book Quotes

  • “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” –Stephen King
  • “Books and doors are the same things. You open them, and you go through into another world.” — Jeanette Winterson
  • “I do not read a book; I hold a conversation with the author.” — Elbert Hubbar
  • “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” –Haruki Murakami
  • “The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book.” –Northrop Frye
  • “Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.” –Jeremy Collier

Famous Book Quotes

  • “Don’t get into a relationship with someone who doesn’t own any books.” — Unknown
  • “There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.” — Joseph Brodsky
  • “Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.” — Ezra Pound
  • “Drink deeply from good books.”  -John Wooden
  • “Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don’t you agree?” — Christopher Paolini
  • “Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.” –John Green

Book Quotes

  • “Some books leave us free and some books make us free.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Putting down a good book can almost be an impossible act to do.” — Unknown
  • “A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.” -Carl Sagan
  • “Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.” — Sir Francis Bacon
  • “Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.” — Bill Watterson
  • “A book is a gift you can open again and again.” — Garrison Keillor

Book Quotes

  • “Happiness. That’s what books smell like. Happiness. That’s why I always wanted to have a bookshop. What better life than to trade in happiness?” — Saran MacLean
  • “Sleep is good, he said, and books are better.” — George R.R. Marti
  • “If you don’t see the book you want on the shelf, write it.” — Beverly Cleary
  • “Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people – people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.” — E.B. White

Books are our ticket to knowledge, imaginary worlds, worlds that lie far away from us, our history, our probable future and so much more. So hug a book right now and say thank you for being there for you when no one else was, for becoming your best company, and for making you indulge in them for hours with peace.

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