14 Quotes That’ll Make You Fall In Love With Books All Over Again

"That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet."

Jhumpa Lahiri

"The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think."

Harper Lee

"If a book is well written, I always find it too short."

Jane Austen

"I love walking into a bookstore. It's like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me."

Tahereh Mafi

"Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well."

Mark Haddon

"A book is a dream that you hold in your hands."

Neil Gaiman

"My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity."

Malcolm X

"The pursuit of knowing was freedom to me, the right to declare your own curiosities and follow them through all manner of books."

Ta-Nehisi Coates

"I have no time to waste on a book whose every sentence isn’t a delight."

Viet Thanh Nguyen

"The world is a book, and those who don't travel only read one page."

St. Augustine

"Some books you read. Some books you enjoy. But some books just swallow you up, heart and soul."

Joanne Harris

"Books break the shackles of time. A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic."

Carl Sagan

"A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in a book, you may have your question answered."

E.B. White

"Nobody steals books but your friends."

Roger Zelazny

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