A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.
The covers of this book are too far apart.
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in, but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
Books had instant replay long before televised sports.
A book is a garden carried in the pocket.
When you reread a classic you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before.
Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it.
Thursday, July 03, 2008
Quotes about Books
I love good quotations -- but maybe you knew that from the long list of them on the side bar of this blog. :-D
Well, the first quote below showed up in my inbox today in the very nice newsletter from Quote of the Day that I subscribe to; it got me thinking about good quotations about books, and I searched around and found the others. There must be a gazillion more out there, so if you know of a pithy quote, quip, or saying about books, please share it with us in a comment!