Best 106 of Bookworm quotes - MyQuotes
But then we did not think ever of ourselves as poor. We did not accept it. We thought we were superior people and other people that we looked down on and rightly mistrusted were rich. It had never seemed strange to me to wear sweatshirts for underwear to keep warm. It only seemed odd to rich. We ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other.
I walked to his bedside table next. Infinite Mayhem. the ninth sequel to The Prince of Dawn, lay atop the table next to his reading lamp, the corner of page 138 turned down. He'd never made it to the end of the book. 'Spoiler alert: Mayhem survives,' I said out loud to him, just in case he could hear me.
Delighted," Jess said. "I think all houses should be stuffed with books. It makes them--" "Homes?" the doctor finished. "You are quite the heretic, for someone in a Library uniform." "Guilty.
Oh this? It's a 'bookworm.' They live in books, and they love to eat important or valuable words.
the taste of fine-tuned rage spilling out of a mouth turned up in painted smiles pretend smiles faked smiles
You've got something that I don't have. Innocence. Ur eyes express it, & I can read everything in them". #MilanoVeneziani. #ItalianPassion
When I read, my mind had the tendency to wander around, embroiling itself in the common points between the plots and my life, feeling empathy for the characters' inner struggles, almost as if they were merging with my personal conflicts.
For me, every book is an individual with its own identity and has to be nurtured and taken care of, so that it may survive for a longer period.
Her Prince! He might not be the handsomest man on earth. Not even the richest one too but he would have the purest of the heart and soul and he will love her with the same purity throughout eternity. He would be her Prince.
No, but I do read a lot. I love to read. I could read for days and never stop. I use to be such a bookworm. I would barely look up to notice much of anything.
Overhyped books are the empty calories of the literary world.
We are improved by reading books not by owning them.
If difficult times teach us the most important lessons, we should then learn to read difficult books.
Every book has it's destiny, Like a human life , Sometime when an Author is dead the destiny of the book begins" The days of Childhood !!!!!
She is not an ordinary girl. She is my fairy who will change my life and make it beautiful with her smiles.
There are but twenty-six letters in the English alphabet, yet I must have read a quadrillion words.
Within the pages of books, I've journeyed to Mandalay, the Milky Way and Santa Fe.
Yes, Rose. Love is a wonderful feeling!
Rose, we are here today. Tomorrow we don’t know where life will take us to. So, as long as we have today in our hands, let’s not slip it from our hands. Let’s live it!
You’re a fangirl; you’d sneak off to meet your favorite Characters if it meant having to wade through a crowd of zombies.
[...] She knew it a book it was not just a book. Everything had a meaning. There was an invisible web that connected the words. It was like magic
He drinks his coffee tentatively, glancing at me every few seconds, watching me. Every time he glances in my direction, I quickly turn away though he obviously knows I'm watching him. I know he's wondering why I'm staring at him, but he doesn't ask. I finally take a sip of coffee, set the mug back on the table, and voice what's on my mind, "I want to draw you.
Books, I think, are what magic smells like.
Md. Ziaul Haque
Worm has a negative sense whereas lover has a positive one. So, a person who enjoys reading should be called a 'book-lover', not a 'bookworm' because a worm destroys the book, but a lover loves, values, cherishes and protects it!
...he slipped into the hallway with a second-hand paperback copy of 'The Mote in God's Eye' under one arm, intending to read it in a quiet corner of Misto's coffee shop. He deemed the book to have previously been read on a sultry tropical beach, given that its yellowed pages were as corrugated as a ploughed field.
In some cases, ignorance is deadlier than poverty.
I picked up a book called Anagrams and started to read. I felt someone's eyes on me and looked up. Stuart. I held up the book like someone would hold up a glass. Cheers. Parities, right? Ha-ha. It's that I don't know what to do or say it's just that I've been to so many parties that I'm tired of them and would rather read this book ha-ha so don't worry about me I'll just be here.
Some read to learn, some to laugh, and some to live.
There's no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.
I love a book which never ends in my head, even though- a thousand times, it has been read!
When we step onto the bridge, Nathan turns and spreads his arms out wide. ‘Welcome to Pont des Arts, a.k.a. The Lock Bridge.
So what if he is not part of my present but he is in my future, I know. And everyday I'm going a step closer to my future, to him.
I head in the direction of the Eiffel Tower when I exit the alley, relieved to be out of the dark.
Non-fiction is to theory as fiction is to experience.
There is a sort of busy worm, That will the fairest book deform. Their tasteless tooth will tear and taint The poet, patriot, sage or saint, Nor sparing wit nor learning. Now, if you’d know the reason why, The best of reasons I’ll supply: ’Tis bread to the poor vermin. J. Doraston, quoted by W. Blades
Edgar Allan Poe
Me quedé demasiado tiempo dentro de mi cabeza y terminé perdiéndola
Oh you cut your hair! What happened? Are you going through a breakup or something?" "My favorite character died.
Why bring him in my life at all when he never was meant to stay?
I always thought 'love at first sight' was silly and incredibly irresponsible. Then, you came along and you flipped it on me. I understand it now. I do! ~Sheriff Derrick Decker
You are more likely to find three TVs inside a randomly selected house than you are to find a single book that is or was not read to pass an exam, to please God, or to be a better cook.
Really there was no deadlier combination than bookworm and megalomaniac. It was, for example, the crazed condition of many novelists and travelers.
Writing a book is one of the very few sensible reasons for not having time to read a book.
The hours tick by as I lie in bed. Memories keep surfacing, tormenting me into unbelievable sadness. I can't bring myself to move. I can't fight the memories that keep filling my thoughts. I stay curled in the fetal position as each memory plays out. I can't stop them from coming. I can't make them go away. Nothing can distract me. I can't block the memories, so they continue to come.
I freeze, my feet suddenly glued to the floor. It takes me a minute to gather the courage to turn around, but when I do, I immediately wish I hadn't. The boy is standing in the doorway at the end of the hall. Why is he here again? I barely allow myself time to ask the question before I move. Panicked, I turn and run back downstairs as fast as I can. "Hey! Wait!" he calls after me. I don't stop.
Books are where the true magic happens.
My favourite hiding place was in the world of Charles Dickens. I knew every word he had ever cared to collect in a novel by heart. The sentences formed in my mind before my eyes could skim through the letters.
I am the girl who spends hours huddled in a corner of a library, trying to find what you love the most about Marlowe, just so I can write you a poem worthy of Shakespeare. I've made books my lovers, hours my enemies and you the only story.
The pages of a book are given life only as they are opened
Reality doesn’t always give us the life that we desire, but we can always find what we desire between the pages of books.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Lover of books, lover of knowledge.