Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time. – E.P. Whipple
In the United Kingdom and Ireland, World Book Day is a Charity Event in March, held annually on the first thursday and coinciding with the release of special editions. The annual celebration on 23 April is World Book Night, an event organized by independent charity, The Reading Agency.
Every book you pick up has its own lesson or lessons, and quite often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones. (Stephen King)
A person who doesn’t learn from the past is an idiot, in my Estimation
It’s funny how close the past is, sometimes. Sometimes it seems as if you could almost reach out and touch it. Only who really wants to?
Books will help you cope with the feeling of loneliness and isolation. These are feelings, We can all relate to. Each of us has been there for one reason or another.
Nobody wants to be alone.
Being human, we are wired to be social, and these quotes about loneliness are all about what happens when we feel that connection is missing in our lives.
Being alone, for some solitude is not the same as the deep pangs of loneliness, which many of these lonely quotes will explain
“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”
“One must always be careful of books”, said Tessa, “and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”
A reader lives a thousand lives, before he Dies.
“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.
“Sleep is good, he said, and books are better”
Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people – people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.
“When you feel someone else’s pain and joy as powerfully as if it were your own, then you know you really loved them.”
A house without books is like a room without windows. – Heinrich Mann
“A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.”
Books are a uniquely portable magic. – Stephen King
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house. – Henry Ward Beecher.
I love books. I adore everything about them. I love the feel of the pages on my fingertips. They are light enough to carry, yet so heavy with worlds and ideas. I love the sound of the pages flicking against my fingers. Print against fingerprints. Books make people quiet, yet they are so loud.
A book is a device to ignite the imagination. – Alan Bennett
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. – Edward P. Morgan
A good book has no ending. – R.D. Cumming
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. – William Styron