Celebrate World Book Day by Using 19 Outstanding Quotes About Books

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April 23rd is World Book Day!

It Wouldn't Be World Book Day Without These Amazing Quotes About Books

Did you know, April 23rd is World Book Day?

So it's time to celebrate! Dust off your favorite classic novel or go out and buy a new release and start reading. Get comfy in your reading nook; the couch, the coffeeshop, or the beach, wherever you like to get lost in a book.

There are so many talented writers and authors and their words are waiting for you. Recite them, learn them, read them! It's World Book Day after all so it's time to start reading something, anything! In honor of our favorite holiday we found some of the best quotes about books. From famous authors to hilarious writers, there's something for everyone this World Book Day.

Funny Quotes About Books

  • "Books are just TV for smart people." - Unknown

  • "Reading a good book in silence is like eating chocolate for the rest of your life and never getting fat." - Becca Fitzpatrick

  • "I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book." - Jane Austen

  • "Finish your novel, because you learn more that way than any other!" - James Scott Bell

  • "I think it is good that books still exist, but they do make me sleepy." - Frank Zappa

  • "The part of a book where the title actually starts to make sense..." - Unknown

World Book Day Quotes

"A room without books is like a body without a soul." -Marcus Tullius Cicero

"When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes." –Erasmus

"There is no friend as loyal as a book." -Ernest Hemingway

"Books are a uniquely portable magic." -Stephen King

"I love the smell of book ink in the morning." –Umberto Eco

"Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?" -Henry Ward Beecherr

The Best Quotes About Books

  • "If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use to reading at all." - Oscar Wilde

  • "The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest mind of past centuries." - Rene Descartes

  • "Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." - Anna Quindlen

  • "Keep reading. It's one of the most marvelous adventures that anyone can have." - Lloyd Alexander

  • "Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them." - Lemony Snicket

  • "Reading gives us someplace to go when wet ave to stay where we are." - Mason Cooley

  • "An hour spent reading is one stolen from paradise." - Thomas Wharton

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