best inspirational quotes about books

“What is a book? Is it the binding, the ink, the pages, or the sum of the words contained?” ― Cassandra Clare

“A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.” ― W.H. Auden

“A book unopened alters not the ink on its pages. What is there is there.” ― J.R. Ward

“Open the book and read it to renew your mind.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

“If a book is not alive in the writer’s mind, it is as dead as year-old horse-shit” ― Stephen King

“Everything comes to him who waits, except a loaned book.” ― Kin Hubbard

“As we expand our knowledge of good books, we shrink the circle of men whose company we appreciate.” ― Ludwig Feuerbach

“One book calls to another unexpectedly, creating alliances across different cultures and centuries.” ― Alberto Manguel

“The function of a book is to provide a reading experience.” ― Douglas Rushkoff

“Give up your thirst for books, so that you do not die a grouch.” ― Marcus Aurelius