Quotes by books
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American educator 1796-1859
Books are the windows through which the soul looks out. A house without books is like a room without windows.Source: The Duty of Owning Books (1859)
British historian 1737-1794
Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.
American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
Books can now be on the stands within days from delivery of a formatted manuscript, and often are.
Engels writer 1948-
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.
English novelist 1905-2000
Books do furnish a room.
English novelist and screenwriter 1969-
Books don't offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.Source: Wolkenatlas (2008) 357
Books in a large university library system: 2, 000,000. Books in an average large city library: 1 0,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30, 000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20, 000.
British writer, criticus 1917-1993
Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000.
English writer 1709-1784
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
American statesman 1809-1865
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.
Sir John Denham
Anglo-Irish poet and courtier 1615-1669
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
English poet 1806-1861
Books succeed, and lives fail.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
Books tap the wisdom of our species - the greatest minds, the best teachers - from all over the world and from all our history. And they're patient.
Thomas B. Aldrich
American writer, editor 1836-1907
Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay.
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