Rabu, Ogos 29, 2012

Quotes About Books.


Quotes About Books.

1.      A room without books is like a body without a soul.” -- Marcus Tullius Cicero.

2.      When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” -- Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus.

3.      Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” -- Mark Twain.

4.      If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” -- Oscar Wilde.

5.      There is no friend as loyal as a book.” -- Ernest Hemingway.

6.      A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.” -- William Styron, Conversations with William Styron.

7.     Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.” -- Author Unknown.

8.      A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.” -- Chinese Proverb.

9.  Books - the best antidote against the marsh-gas of boredom and vacuity.” -- George Steiner.

10.  Books are delightful society.  If you go into a room and find it full of books - even without taking them from the shelves they seem to speak to you, to bid you welcome.” -- William Ewart Gladstone.

11.  The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest men of past centuries.” -- Rene Descartes (Discours de la Methode, 1637).

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