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 – When books fail us

Experience converts us to ourselves when books fail us.

— Amos Bronson Alcott

Quote – All That Mankind Has Done

All that mankind has done, thought, gained, or been, it is all lying in magic preservation in the pages of books.

— Thomas Carlyle

Quote – Talk Of Great People

A great thing is a great book, but greater than all is the talk of a great [people].

–Benjamin Disraeli