Great quotes from authors about books.
Here are ten of our favourite quotes about books, from those who should know them pretty well – writers themselves.
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame. – Oscar Wilde
Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other? – David Baldacci
Books are a uniquely portable magic. – Stephen King
Books are the mirrors of the soul. – Virginia Woolf
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes. – Erasmus
A person who publishes a book wilfully appears before the populace with his pants down. – Edna St. Vincent Millay
A book must be an ice axe to break the frozen sea within us. – Franz Kafka
You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading…
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