It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.~Oscar WildeTweet
A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.~Italo CalvinoSource: The Uses of LiteratureTweet
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.~Groucho MarxSource: The Essential GrouchoTweet
Books are the mirrors of the soul.~Virginia WoolfSource: Between the ActsTweet
If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.~Fran├žois MauriacTweet
A room without books is like a body without a soul.~Marcus Tullius CiceroTweet
So many books, so little time.~Frank ZappaTweet
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.~Jorge Luis BorgesTweet
It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.~Arthur Conan DoyleTweet
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.~Mortimer J. AdlerTweet
After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.~Philip PullmanTweet
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.~Neil GaimanSource: CoralineTweet
Books are a uniquely portable magic.~Stephen KingSource: On Writing: A Memoir of the CraftTweet
Good books don't give up all their secrets at once.~Stephen KingTweet
Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.~Diane DuaneSource: So You Want to Be a WizardTweet
When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.~Desiderius ErasmusTweet
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.~William StyronSource: Conversations with William StyronTweet
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.~Joseph BrodskyTweet