TTT | Favorite Book Quotes

Posted September 29, 2020 by TheNonbinaryLibrarian in books / 12 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly topic hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week she provide a topic and you are free to use that topic and/or variations of that topic to make your top ten list. A full list of the weekly themes can be found here.

I actually had this has my #FridayFavorites | Quotes topic this past Friday. So, instead I’m going to have quotes that are all about books, bookstores, and libraries.

I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.

Jorge Luis Borges

The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library

Albert Einstein

No. I can survive well enough on my own— if given the proper reading material.

Sarah J. Maas Throne of Glass

A town isn’t a town without a bookstore.

Neil Gaiman

One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.

Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Oscar Wilde

When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.

Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

I have a print of this Jane Austen quote in my apartment!

You want weapons? We’re in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world. This room’s the greatest arsenal we could have. Arm yourself!

The Doctor, Tooth and Claw

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.

C.S. Lewis

Tsundoku: (n.) buying books and not reading them; letting books pile up unread on shelves or floors or nightstands.

Japanese word

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12 responses to “TTT | Favorite Book Quotes

  1. I’ve always tried to remember this one as an educator:

    “But look I think the most important thing is that we need to actually teach kids that books aren’t like broccoli. You don’t have to eat every bit on your plate.”

  2. The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.

    I always think of this quote whenever I start a new language and one of the first things they teach you to ask is, ‘where is the library?’ 😀

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