Old Books Quotes


Read two old books for every new one. J I Packer

I'm still old-fashioned. I love dusty old books and libraries. Harper Lee

I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines. Oliver Goldsmith

There are three things that grow more precious with age; old wood to burn, old books to read, and old friends to enjoy. Henry Ford

It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between. C S Lewis

Old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, old books to read. Alfonso V of Aragon

Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure. Bernard Baruch

Old books, old wine, old Nankin blue;- All things, in short, to which belong The charm, the grace that Time makes strong, All these I prize, but (entre nous) Old friends are best! Henry Austin Dobson

Old books, you know well, are books of the world's youth, and new books are the fruits of its age. Oliver Wendell Holmes

A book has got smell. A new book smells great. An old book smells even better. An old book smells like ancient Egypt. Ray Bradbury

The book you don't read won't help. Jim Rohn

Those of us who are blamed when old for reading childish books were blamed when children for reading books too old for us. C S Lewis

Strange thoughts brew in your heart when you spend too much time with old books Aravind Adiga

I drank coffee and read old books and waited for the year to end. Richard Brautigan

I'll make you mine, lovers said in old books. They never said, I'll make you me. Margaret Atwood

In my view, nineteen pounds of old books are at least nineteen times as delicious as one pound of fresh caviar. Anne Fadiman

opening the book, i inhaled. the smell of old books, so sharp, so dry you can taste it. Diane Setterfield

I love to both give and receive very old books. Augusten Burroughs

Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time. Edwin Percy Whipple

I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines; and, I believe, Dorothy, you'll own I have been pretty fond of an old wife. Oliver Goldsmith



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