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A book is a friend a good book is a good friend. It will talk to you when you want it to talk, and it will keep still when you want it to keep still and there are not many friends who know enough to do that.
– B. A. BillingslyRate it:
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
A book is a mirror; if an ass peers into it, you can not expect an apostle to peer out.
– George Christoph LichtenbergRate it:
A book is a story for the mind. A song is a story for the soul.
– Eric PioRate it:
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it or offer your own version in return.
– Salman RushdieRate it:
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.
– Salman Rushdie, O Magazine, April 2003Rate it:
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A book is like a man -- clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.
– John SteinbeckRate it:
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 one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.
– Charles Langbridge MorganRate it:
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it.
– Edward P. MorganRate it:
A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
– Rupert BrookeRate it:
A book may be compared to your neighbor; if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
– Rupert BrookeRate it:
A book of quotations . . . can never be complete.
– Robert M. HamiltonRate it:
A book of quotations is one which is filled with God’s wisdom for a happy life.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A Book of Verses undeneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness- Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow
– Omar KhayymRate it:
A book tightly shut is but a block of paper.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
– Jerry SeinfeldRate it:
A bore is a fellow talking who can change the subject back to his topic of conversation faster than you can change it back to yours.
– Laurence J. PeterRate it:
A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
– Gian Vincenzo GravinaRate it:
A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
– Bert Leston TaylorRate it:
A borrower may not lend the thing he borrowed.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does.
– Lewis Blaine HersheyRate it:
A boy can learn a lot from a dog obedence, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
– Robert Charles BenchleyRate it:
A boy can learn a lot from a dog obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
– Robert BenchleyRate it:
A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
– Robert BenchleyRate it:

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