The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
— Winston Churchill
Thus, here are some of my favourite books from books, and about books. They’re all stored on Quotables, my favourite quotations database. Enjoy!
A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.
— Jack Kerouac, On The Road
We are the makers of music and the dreamers of dreams.
— Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
— Carl Sagan, Cosmos
Good friends, good books & a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
— Mark Twain
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
— Charles W. Eliot
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
— Jessamyn West
Everyone has a book in them and that, in most cases, is where it should stay.
— Christopher Hitchens
And, finally, some sage wisdom from P.J. O’Rourke
Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.