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
Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.~Diane DuaneSource: So You Want to Be a WizardTweet
If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.~Fran├žois MauriacTweet
After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.~Philip PullmanTweet
A room without books is like a body without a soul.~Marcus Tullius CiceroTweet
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
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
Good books don't give up all their secrets at once.~Stephen KingTweet
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
So many books, so little time.~Frank ZappaTweet
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 a uniquely portable magic.~Stephen KingSource: On Writing: A Memoir of the CraftTweet
When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.~Desiderius ErasmusTweet
A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.~Italo CalvinoSource: The Uses of LiteratureTweet
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.~Jorge Luis BorgesTweet
Books are the mirrors of the soul.~Virginia WoolfSource: Between the ActsTweet
It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.~Arthur Conan DoyleTweet
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.~Joseph BrodskyTweet