25 Famous Book Quotes Beautifully Short Quotes From Books

Famous Book Quotes: Literature has been coming side by side with humanity since ancient times. Books have always been a source of knowledge, impressions and inspiration. Reading still occupies an important place in the life of mankind. From early childhood to deep old age, we learn the riddles of life through various genres of literature. We offer you a selection of the most beautiful sayings and quotes about books and reading.

Famous book quotes

It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.―The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkein

It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.―Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.― Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Still, there are times I am bewildered by each mile I have traveled, each meal I have eaten, each person I have known, each room in which I have slept. As ordinary as it all appears, there are times when it is beyond my imagination.― Jhumpa Lahiri, Interpreter of Maladies

Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone … just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.―The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

And so we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Hello, babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It’s round and wet and crowded. At the outside, babies, you’ve got about a hundred years here. There’s only one rule that I know of, babies—God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.— Kurt Vonnegut, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking.― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.— John Green, The Fault In Our Stars

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.—Anne Frank

I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart: I am, I am, I am.— Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.— Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird

Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.— William Goldman, The Princess Bride

Love is the longing for the half of ourselves we have lost.― Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Get busy living or get busy dying.— Stephen King, The Shawshank Redemption

My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.— Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.—John Steinbeck, East of Eden

Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.―Ulysses, Alfred Lord Tennyson

Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.―To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.―The Tempest, William Shakespeare

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