Live simple, love well, and take time to smell the flowers along the way. - Mark Twain

Bookish Quotes



  • 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. Adler
  • You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend. - Paul Sweeney
  • I find television to be very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go in the other room and read a book. - Groucho Marx
  • Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all. - Abraham Lincoln
  • If you resist reading what you disagree with, how will you ever acquire deeper insights into what you believe? The things most worth reading are precisely those that challenge our convictions. - Author Unknown
  • Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. Mason Cooley
  • To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is a pleasure beyond compare. - Kenko Yoshida
  • TV. If kids are entertained by two letters, imagine the fun they'll have with twenty-six. Open your child's imagination. Open a book. - Author Unknown