Quote – The Troubles Of Life

It is from books that wise [people] derive consolation in the troubles of life.

Victor Hugo

Quote – How beautiful is youth!

How beautiful is youth! how bright it gleams,
With its allusions, aspirations, dreams!
Book of beginnings, story without end,
Each maid a heroine, and each man a friend.

— Henry W. Longfellow

Quote – Heaven hides the book of fate

Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescribed—their present state.

— Alexander Pope

Related References

Quote – A person that loveth a book

[A person] that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter.

— Isaac Barrow

Quote – There are three classes of authors

There are three classes of authors—those who write without thinking, those who think while writing, and those who think before writing.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

Quote – The ultimate rule (in writing)

The ultimate rule (in writing) is: Learn so far as possible to be intelligible and transparent—no notice taken of your style, but solely of what you express by it.

— Thomas Carlyle