Cue the Quotes! Lazy Sunday post.

Lazy Sunday! A few of my favourite quotes about books.


1. “Borrowers of books – those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes.” ~Charles Lamb


2. “Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God’s image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye.” ~ John Milton


3. “We all know that books burn – yet we have the greater knowledge that books cannot be killed by fire.  People die, but books never die.  No man and no force can abolish memory…In this war, we know, books are weapons.” ~Franklin D. Roosevelt


4. “A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.” ~John Milton


About Geeky Book Snob

Learning stuff since birth. Happy introvert who likes socializing when she's not busy being an introvert who likes to read.

Posted on July 7, 2013, in Book Quotes and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. laughed really hard at the first quote about “borrowers of books.” That’s exactly how I feel whenever someone asks me to borrow one of my books. My eyebrows begin to raise.

You say stuff here - whether I listen is another matter

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