Literature quotes

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never …Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.

Heart Short Personality

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the …We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.

Desire Happiness Life

That's what literature is. It's the people who went before us, tapping out messages from the past, …That's what literature is. It's the people who went before us, tapping out messages from the past, from beyond the grave, trying to tell us about life and death! Listen to them!

Death Life Past

Stories of imagination tend to upset those without …Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.

Imagination Humor Insult

That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal …That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.

Desire Loneliness

Literature is news that stays …Literature is news that stays news.

Short Book Reading

The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but …The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.

Funny

Puns are the highest form of …Puns are the highest form of literature.

Funny Short Humor

A childhood without books - that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the …A childhood without books - that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the enchanted place where you can go and find the rarest kind of joy.

Joy Book

Only bad books have good endings. If a book is any good, it's ending is always bad - because you …Only bad books have good endings. If a book is any good, it's ending is always bad - because you don't want the book to end.

Book

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating …I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.

Children Book Reading

A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to …A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.

Short Book



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A good book is an event in my …A good book is an event in my life.

Life Short Book Reading

Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and …Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.

Philosophy Poetry Short Book

The aim of literature ... is the creation of a strange object covered with fur which breaks your …The aim of literature ... is the creation of a strange object covered with fur which breaks your heart.

Heart

If there was such a thing as terminal literalism, you'd have died in …If there was such a thing as terminal literalism, you'd have died in childhood

Humor Insult

The ability to read awoke inside of me some long dormant craving to be mentally …The ability to read awoke inside of me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.

Book Reading Words

Literature is my …Literature is my Utopia

Short Reading

Medicine is my lawful wife, and literature is my mistress. When I get fed up with one, I spend the …Medicine is my lawful wife, and literature is my mistress. When I get fed up with one, I spend the night with the other

Humor Writer

How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a …How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.

Change Life Book Reading

Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all …Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners.

Life Book Simile

Summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English …Summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.

Beauty

Me, poor man, my library Was dukedom large …Me, poor man, my library Was dukedom large enough.

Book

It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have …It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.

Advice Book Reading

There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in …There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.

Friendship

The difference between the 'almost right word' and the 'right word' is really a large matter. It's …The difference between the 'almost right word' and the 'right word' is really a large matter. It's the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.

Writing

The first draft of anything is …The first draft of anything is shit.

Humor Writing

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a …Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.

Short Book

What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that …What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.

Book Reading Writing

Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain …Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent

Music Poetry

All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to …All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town.

Humor Writing

Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring …Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.

Life Short Reading

Everybody does have a book in them, but in most cases that's where it should …Everybody does have a book in them, but in most cases that's where it should stay.

Humor Book Writing

Life is not a PG feel-good movie. Real life often ends badly. Literature tries to document this …Life is not a PG feel-good movie. Real life often ends badly. Literature tries to document this reality, while showing us it is still possible for us to endure nobly.

Life Reality Sadness

Stories never really end...even if the books like to pretend they do. Stories always go on. They …Stories never really end...even if the books like to pretend they do. Stories always go on. They don't end on the last page, any more than they begin on the first page.

Book

My bursting heart must find vent at my …My bursting heart must find vent at my pen.

Women Writer

If the word doesn't exist, invent it; but first be sure it doesn't …If the word doesn't exist, invent it; but first be sure it doesn't exist.

Short Humor Words Writing

Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of …Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.

Opinion Writing

Without literature, life is …Without literature, life is hell.

Life Short

She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and …She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.

Short Habit Book Reading

After all, tomorrow is another …After all, tomorrow is another day!

Life

There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we believe we left without …There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we believe we left without having lived them, those we spent with a favorite book.

Book Reading

She was fascinated with words. To her, words were things of beauty, each like a magical powder or …She was fascinated with words. To her, words were things of beauty, each like a magical powder or potion that could be combined with other words to create powerful spells.

Beauty Book Reading Words

Personally, I am a hedonistic reader; I have never read a book merely because it was ancient. I …Personally, I am a hedonistic reader; I have never read a book merely because it was ancient. I read books for the aesthetic emotions they offer me, and I ignore the commentaries and criticism.

Emotions Book Reading

Womanist is to feminist as purple is to …Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender.

Short

People aren't supposed to look back. I'm certainly not going to do it …People aren't supposed to look back. I'm certainly not going to do it anymore.

Memory People

I was raised among books, making invisible friends in pages that seemed cast from dust and whose …I was raised among books, making invisible friends in pages that seemed cast from dust and whose smell I carry on my hands to this day.

Book Reading

I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at …I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it, until it begins to shine.

Book

'Jane, be still; don't struggle so like a wild, frantic bird, that is rending its own plumage in …"Jane, be still; don't struggle so like a wild, frantic bird, that is rending its own plumage in its desperation." "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being, with an independent will; which I now exert to leave you."

Freedom Humor

So Matilda's strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who …So Matilda's strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.

Book Reading