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A book is a mirror; if an ass peers into it, you can not expect an apostle to peer out.
– George Christoph Lichtenberg
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A book is a story for the mind. A song is a story for the soul.
– Eric Pio
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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
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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 2003
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A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
– Chinese Proverb
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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 Steinbeck
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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 Morgan
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A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it.
– Edward P. Morgan
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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 Brooke
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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 Brooke
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A book of quotations . . . can never be complete.
– Robert M. Hamilton
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A book of quotations is one which is filled with God’s wisdom for a happy life.
– Vikrant Parsai
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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 Khayym
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A book tightly shut is but a block of paper.
– Chinese Proverb
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A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
– Jerry Seinfeld
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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. Peter
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A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
– Gian Vincenzo Gravina
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A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
– Bert Leston Taylor
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A borrower may not lend the thing he borrowed.
– Vikrant Parsai
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A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does.
– Lewis Blaine Hershey
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A boy can learn a lot from a dog obedence, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
– Robert Charles Benchley
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A boy can learn a lot from a dog obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
– Robert Benchley
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A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
– Robert Benchley
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A boy is a magical creature you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart. You can get him out of your study, but you can't get him out of your mind. Might as well give up he is your captor, your jailer, your boss and your master a freckled-faced, pint-sized, cat-chasing bundle of noise. But when you come home at night with only the shattered pieces of your hopes and dreams, he can mend them like new with two magic words Hi, Dad
– Alan Marshall Beck
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A brave man dies but once, a coward many times.
– Native American Proverb
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