Thursday, April 12, 2007

-'-Book quotes-'-

A room without books is like a body without a soul.
G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

Never judge a book by its movie.
J. W. Eagan

Oh for a book and a shady nook...
John Wilson (1785 - 1854)

Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
Kathleen Norias, Hands Full of Living, 1931

Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.
Lenore Hershey

When I step into this library, I cannot understand why I ever step out of it.
Marie de Sevigne, O Magazine, December 2003

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

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
Mark Twain

God be thanked for books! they are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.
W.E. Channing

1 comment:

Katya said...

What wonderful quotes, Leah! I am most certainly going to copy them into my 'quotes notebook'. Thank you for sharing them with us! Makes me cozy just to think about books...