The Best Book quotes

Entrepreneurship is all about taking risks, being creative and making things happen. The best way to become a successful entrepreneur is by learning from those who have come before you. That’s why we’ve compiled some of the best book quotes for entrepreneurs. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in business for a while, these quotes will help motivate and inspire you to reach new heights.


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The best book quotes

1. I have a saying. ‘Never judge a book by its cover’. I say that because I don’t even know who Ozzy is. I wake up a new person every day. — Ozzy Osbourne

2. ‘bite me.”–Lieutenant Eve Dallas, from any of the In Death books.’ — J.D. Robb

3. The Long, Long Trailer (1954) actually happened and the man wrote a book about it. Father of the Bride, same thing; a banker wrote that who had never written anything else. — Vincente Minnelli

4. My fellow believers, it is time to return to the Book. It is time to look to the one source that holds the answers for how our country should operate, the Bible. — Tony Evans

5. Books, which we mistake for consolation, only add depth to our sorrow. — Orhan Pamuk

6. I like a thin book because it will Steady a Table, a leather volume because it will Strop a Razor, and a heavy book because it can be Thrown at a Cat. — Mark Twain

7. Best wishes to all the fonts in all the texts in all the books that make for a world of unfolding stories. — Michael Ray Smith

8. Poetry is nothing if it exists only in books. One has to find it in one’s own life. — Marty Rubin

9. A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return. — Salman Rushdie

10. I don’t like books that play to the gallery, but I’ve become more concerned with telling a story as clearly and engagingly as I can. — Salman Rushdie

11. Archie says books are our best lovers and our most provoking friends. — Stephanie Butland, Lost For Words

12. With a slow wink, he set the book in Tamaqua’s hands. ‘One of my favorites. — C.J. Milbrandt, Inside the Tree: A Ewan Johns Adventure

13. How deluded we sometimes are by the clear notions we get out of books. They make us think that we really understand things of which we have no practical knowledge at all. — Thomas Merton

14. I’m not in the speech making business. I’m not in the seminar business. I’m not in the writing book business. I’m in the changing lives business. — Zig Ziglar

15. Books have power to bring you glory or doom, it all depends on perception. — Nikita Dudani

16. Shelving books incorrectly is as good as stealing them. It’s almost worse. — Paul Acampora, I Kill the Mockingbird

17. We became the books We read. — Matthew Kelly

18. Cut word lines–Cut music lines–Smash the control images–Smash the control machine–Burn the books–Kill the priests–Kill! Kill! Kill! — William S. Burroughs

19. Thank you for sending me a copy of your book–I’ll waste no time reading it. — Moses Hadas

20. Waiting rooms were made for books–of course! But so are theater lobbies before the show, long and boring checkout lines, and everyone’s favorite, the john. — Stephen King

21. If no one on this planet ever loves you, I always will. — C.J. Reid, RUSH Book Two: California Nights

22. Books, like friends, shoould be few and well–chosen. — Samuel Paterson

23. Music, drawing, books, invention & exercise will be so many resources to you against ennui. — Thomas Jefferson

24. I studied every page of this book, and I didn’t find enough love to fill a salt shaker. God is not love in the Bible; God is vengeance, from Alpha to Omega. — Ruth Hurmence Green

25. Waiting rooms were made for books–of course! But so are theater lobbies before the show, long and boring checkout lines, and everyone’s favorite, the john. — Stephen King

26. So they ended up turning this little twenty eight page book into the movie. And it’s all about this stinky, smelly ogre who doesn’t care what anybody thinks of him. — Mike Myers

27. Some experiences are universal. A girl is a girl whether she lives in West Omaha or Sweet Valley. Books are often far more than books. — Roxane Gay, Bad Feminist

28. Get away from all books and forms and let your soul see its Self. ‘We are deluded and maddened by books’, Shri Krishna declares. — Swami Vivekananda

29. In 1994, the average person spent $79 on books as compared to $56 on recorded music. — Richard L. Brandt

30. If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch. — Thurgood Marshall

31. I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday. — Naguib Mahfouz

32. The only words free of suspicious motives will be the ones I find in books. — Michelle Moran, Rebel Queen

33. Freedom is not an individual effort.Yours comes only when you grant others theirs — Sergio Aragonés, The Groo Chronicles, book 5

34. For dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return — Torah, Torah: The Five Books of Moses

35. Books are the best companions as they make you sit near wisdom. — Rajesh Nanoo

36. Donde termina el arco iris, en tu alma o en el horizonte?Where does the rainbow end, in your soul or on the horizon? — Pablo Neruda, The Book of Questions

37. For all those who longed to find a best friend and found it in themselves — Sandra Kring, The Book of Bright Ideas

38. I wrote my first book when I was 22 years old. I have a way with words and I love to write. I can write without getting writers block so I knew, it was a gift. — Tony Gaskins

39. We can read a good spiritual book in search of information or in search of God. We will find only what we’re looking for. — Ron Brackin

40. What an orchestra! They just sit there, but their minds are thousands of miles away with their bookies. — Milton Berle

41. Without books, God is silent, justice dormant, natural science at a stand, philosophy lame, letters dumb, and all things involved in darkness. — Thomas Bartholin

42. Following the rules of your industry will only get you so far. — Max McKeown, The Strategy Book

43. Success is walking out of here with the title, and anything less is not good enough in my book. — Pete Sampras

44. Fear has no place in the lives of those who choose to be victorious. — Molly Friedenfeld, The Book of Simple Human Truths

45. For years I thought we were on the same page…then I discovered we were NOT even in the same book… — kjforce

46. Cheap editions of great books may be delightful, but cheap editions of great men are absolutely detestable — Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist

47. An active mind didn’t need distractions in its physical environment. It needed a collection of outstanding books and a good lamp. Maybe some cheese and crackers. — J.R. Ward, Lover Unbound

48. No book ever ends, when it’s full of your friends. — Roald Dahl

49. I don’t like books that seem to want to teach me things. Which is not to say that one doesn’t learn from books–but you do your own learning in your own way. — Salman Rushdie

50. Everything which is good in me should be credited to books. — Maxim Gorky


Books have the power to change our outlook on life, to open our eyes to new possibilities, and to make us strive for more. Whether you’re looking for inspiration or just a little bit of motivation, these quotes about books will surely leave you feeling inspired. So take a few moments to reflect on the power of books, and how they can help us make the world a better place.

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