Sunday, September 9, 2012

9. Your favorite quotes about books.

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

There is no friend as loyal as a book.

~Ernest Hemingway

A good book should leave you... slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it. 

~William Styron, interview, Writers at Work, 1958 

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them. 

~Mark Twain 

Books had instant replay long before televised sports. 
 ~Bern Williams 

Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled "This could change your life." 
 ~Helen Exley

There is a wonder in reading Braille that the sighted will never know: to touch words and have them touch you back. 
 ~Jim Fiebig 

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. 
 ~Joseph Brodsky

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