These positive quotes are for the week of March 22 – March 28, 2021, and are famous quotes about books. I’ve loved reading books since I was little, so picking quotes for this week was really hard.
I prepare and publish a video for Youtube and a post for a website with new positive daily thoughts, proverbs or quotes from famous writers, poets, philosophers, celebrities every Sunday. And I’m happy to read your feedback on which quote you like best, which one you find great inspiration, which one brightened your day.
Weekly positive Quotes – March 22 – March 28, 2021
Monday, March 22, 2021
“The love of books is among the choicest gifts of the gods.”
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician. He created the character Sherlock Holmes in 1887 for A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels and fifty-six short stories about Holmes and Dr. Watson. The Sherlock Holmes stories are considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
“People don’t realize how a man’s whole life can be changed by one book.”
Malcolm X (born Malcolm Little; May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965) was an African American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement. He is best known for his time spent as a vocal spokesman for the Nation of Islam.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
“Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Carlos Ruiz Zafón (25 September 1964 – 19 June 2020) was a Spanish novelist best known for his 2001 novel La Sombra del Viento (The Shadow of the Wind). Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s works have been published in 45 countries and have been translated into more than 40 different languages.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest men of past centuries.”
René Descartes (31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650) was a French-born philosopher, mathematician, and scientist who spent a large portion of his working life in the Dutch Republic. One of the most notable intellectual figures of the Dutch Golden Age, Descartes is also widely regarded as one of the founders of modern philosophy.
Friday, March 26, 2021
“A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.”
Caroline Ferguson Gordon (October 6, 1895 – April 11, 1981) was a notable American novelist and literary critic who, while still in her thirties, was the recipient of two prestigious literary awards, a 1932 Guggenheim Fellowship and a 1934 O. Henry Award.
Saturday, March 27, 2021
“The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night.”
Isabel Angélica Allende Llona ( born in Lima, Peru, 2 August 1942) is a Chilean writer. Allende’s novels are often based upon her personal experience and historical events and pay homage to the lives of women while weaving together elements of myth and realism. She has lectured and toured many U.S. colleges to teach literature.
Sunday, March 28, 2021
“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero (3 January 106 – 7 December 43 BC) was a Roman statesman, lawyer, scholar, and Academic Skeptic who played an important role in the politics of the late Roman Republic and upheld optimate principles during the crisis that led to the establishment of the Roman Empire.
15 additional quotes about books
“Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.”
“That’s what I love about reading: one tiny thing will interest you in a book, and that tiny thing will lead you to another book, and another bit there will lead you onto a third book. It’s geometrically progressive – all with no end in sight, and for no other reason than sheer enjoyment.”
Mary Ann Shaffer
“We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel… is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.”
Ursula K. LeGuin
“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.”
“One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.”
“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”
Charles W. Eliot
“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”
“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.”
“A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.”
“Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.”
“Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.”
Henry David Thoreau
“To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.”
W. Somerset Maugham
“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.”
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