As we expand our knowledge of good books, we shrink the circle of men whose company we appreciate.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
Soul Without Room
So many books, so little time.
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
friendship books friends
The great authors were great readers, and one way to understand them is to read the books they read.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.
Radical Muslims fly planes into buildings. Radical Christians kill abortion doctors. Radical Atheists write books.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
World Shame Immoral
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.