Favourite Book Quotes

It is true, that it is not at all necessary to love many books, in order to love them much

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird”

To Kill A Mockingbird | Harper Lee

“Why didn’t you tell me there was danger? Why didn’t you warn me? Ladies know what to guard against, because they read novels that tell them of these tricks.”

Tess of the D’Urbervilles | Thomas Hardy

“People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.”

The Alchemist | Paul Coelho

“To define is to limit.”

The Picture of Dorian Gray | Oscar Wilde

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife”

 Pride and Prejudice | Jane Austen

“Books have always a secret influence on the understanding”

Adventurer | Samuel Johnson

“And yet, you don’t see the fish trying to plant a kiss on the eagle. You never see that!”

Eclipse | Stephanie Meyer

“When a man says he sees nothing in a book, he very often means that he does not see himself in it”

Guesses at Truth | A.W. Hare and J.C. Hare


“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”

The Picture of Dorian Gray | Oscar Wilde

“A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.”

Lady Chatterley’s Lover| D.H. Lawrence

“Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand on those who wrote them”

Lacon | Charles Caleb Colton

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

The Alchemist | Paul Coelho


“All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time”

Sesame and Lilies |  John Ruskin

“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.”

 Pride and Prejudice | Jane Austen

“Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.”

The Picture of Dorian Gray | Oscar Wilde

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”

The Alchemist | Paul Coelho

“The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience”

To Kill A Mockingbird | Harper Lee

“Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic”

The Picture of Dorian Gray | Oscar Wilde



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