Literature can remind us that not all life is already written down: there are still so many stories to be told.
Quote by Colum McCann
A multitude of books distracts the mind.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I...
All books can be indecent books, though recent books are bolder. For filth, I'm glad...
The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as...
If books were Persian carpets, one would not look only at the outer side. because...
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious...
The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most.
Next, in importance to books are their titles.
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which...
Every burned book enlightens the world.
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and courageous feelings, seek...
If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored,...
Make your books your companions.
By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not...
Books are humanity in print.
Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation
The hunger for applause is the source for all conscious literature and heroism