Bookstore Quotes

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

A writer’s primary goal is to make sense. The bookstore’s is to make cents.

Karen Kingsbury

Maybe I'll open a bookstore," he smiled. "New and used books- so everyone has a chance to see the world through the pages of a story.

Neil Gaiman

What I say is, a town isn't a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it's got a bookstore it knows it's not fooling a soul.

Agatha Christie

It is clear that the books owned the shop rather than the other way about. Everywhere they had run wild and taken possession of their habitat, breeding and multiplying, and clearly lacking any strong hand to keep them down.

Mary Ann Shaffer

I have gone to [this bookshop] for years, always finding the one book I wanted - and then three more I hadn’t known I wanted.

Stephen King

Jake went in, aware that he had, for the first time in three weeks, opened a door without hoping madly to find another world on the other side. A bell jingled overhead. The mild, spicy smell of old books hit him, and the smell was somehow like coming home.

Helene Hanff

Standing there, staring at the long shelves crammed with books, I felt myself relax and was suddenly at peace.

Tahereh Mafi

I love walking into a bookstore. It's like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me.

Rachel Hall

In a second-hand bookshop head to the back, find the old books with dust undisturbed and worn off covers for these clothe true treasures.

Leah Spiegel

I just love the smell of an old book store and the feel of the crisp pages along my fingertips.

Linda F. Radke

Write what you know best. If you can't survive a cross-examination from a lawyer on the subject, you won't survive an interview with a journalist or anchorperson." Linda Radke, President of Five Star Publications.

Karen Marie Moning

I stepped inside and stopped, blinking in astonishment. From the exterior I'd expected a charming little book and curio shop with the inner dimensions of a university Starbucks. What I got was a cavernous interior that housed a display of books that made the library Disney's Beast gave to Beauty on their wedding day look understocked.

Aman Jassal

Books are to the mind as the whetstone for the knives.

Aman Jassal

Books are a treasured friend, however it’s difficult to explain it to a non-reader.

Terry Pratchett

A good bookshop is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to read.

Charles Lamb

A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins.

Chris Prentiss

I wrote this book to show you that a cure is entirely possible because I've seen it happen over and over again.

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