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Ten amazing quotes about books

The smell of a new book. The sound of a crisp page turning onto the next delicious line that pulls you in. That faint aroma of coffee coupled with the longing to discover new worlds. Readers, writers and book lovers in general get it. So do we!

Checkout these ten amazing quotes about books by people who totally get 'it' too!


“I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
Jane Austen in Pride And Prejudice 
 
 
 “I love the smell of book ink in the morning.”
Umberto Eco
 

"I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a book.”
J.K. Rowling

 

 “If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it.”
Toni Morrison

 

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”
Anna Quindlen
 
 
 “I have always imagined paradise will be a kind of library.” 
Jorge Luis Borges
 

“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.” 
Oscar Wilde in The Picture Of Dorian Gray

 
 
“Happiness. That’s what books smells like. Happiness. That’s why I always wanted to have a book shop. What better life than to trade in happiness?”
Sarah MacLean in The Rogue Not Taken
 

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” Jhumpa Lahiri in The Namesake


  “She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.”
Louisa May Alcott

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