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A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Umberto Eco

Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Heinrich Heine

A room without books is like a body without a soul.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Marcus Tullius Cicero

Books are to be distinguished by the grandeur of their topics even more than by the manner in which they are treated.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Henry David Thoreau

It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Victor Hugo

I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Robert Frost

Going out in Paris was like going out in the '30s dressed like the Andrews Sisters. It was everything I'd seen in books at my grandparents' house, only it was our generation.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Christian Lacroix

My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Mark Twain

The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Voltaire

Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Cornelia Funke

We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Marcus Tullius Cicero

All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Carl Sagan

Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Henry David Thoreau

The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Anatole France

Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Cornelia Funke

There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Oscar Wilde

Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter William Butler Yeats

Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Anatole France

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Horace

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter William Shakespeare

Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter John Milton

One sheds one's sicknesses in books - repeats and presents again one's emotions, to be master of them.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter D. H. Lawrence

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Mark Twain

Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Heinrich Heine

I will try to write books until I drop dead.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Cornelia Funke



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