Five Great Quotations about Books

“Books always speak of other books, and every story tells a story that has already been told.” – Umberto Eco

“Books are for nothing but to inspire.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass.” – Eudora Welty

“…books should be like a prime rib steak – good and thick.” – E.A. Bucchianeri

“The sacred-souls of authors are displayed in the beauty of their books.” – Lailah Gifty Akita