Never underestimate a bookworm
Me quedé demasiado tiempo dentro de mi cabeza y terminé perdiéndola
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 best books are those that tell you what you already know, but didn't know that you knew.
In some cases, ignorance is deadlier than poverty.
I looked at her like her eyes were newly discovered planets. I wanted to know all about them. All their oceans, forests, deserts and their satellites. I had become a satellite myself. I was revolving around her with the hope of getting close to her. Like a moth circling around the fire, I was ready to be burned.
It’s neither an injury nor a wound but it can leave a scar. Some people do not have to break you to leave a strong mark; they are a lightning of miracle.
You don't spend your life hanging around books without learning a thing or two.
There's no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.
Certain bookworms eat books. Eat them, swear in them, spill things on them.
Reality doesn’t always give us the life that we desire, but we can always find what we desire between the pages of books.
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
Whatever that place is, I don't much care -- not unless a book has happened there.
Overhyped books are the empty calories of the literary world.
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.
[T]he only luxury he allows himself is buying books, paperback books, mostly novels, American novels, British novels, foreign novels in translation, but in the end books are not luxuries so much as necessities, and reading is an addiction he has no wish to be cured of.
When you buy a book at a reasonable price, you buy a new perspective on life, and such a new perspective is priceless because it can open many doors previously closed to you!
From a child I was fond of reading, and all the little money that came into my hands was ever laid out in books.
I knew you talked to books. I didn't realize they listened.
Within the pages of books, I've journeyed to Mandalay, the Milky Way and Santa Fe, without once having to leave my armchair.