All Quotes, Literary

30+ Heart Touching Literary Quotes

Literature is like a garden of thousands of literary flowers. We are like bees searching for honey to survive. Literature is the outcome of a mans thought ,his love and so more. This is a collection of 32 literary quotes and literary sayings.



1. Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one. Terry Pratchett
2. A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say. Italo Calvino
3. A good book is an event in my life. Stendhal
4. Literature is a textually transmitted disease, normally contracted in childhood. Jane Yolen
5. Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity. G.K. Chesterton
6. After all, tomorrow is another day! Margaret Mitchell
7. Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. Henry James
8. Literature is news that stays news. Ezra Pound
9. Everybody does have a book in them, but in most cases that's where it should stay. Christopher Hitchens
10. Without literature, life is hell. Charles Bukowski
11. In the end, you have to choose whether or not to trust someone. Sophie Kinsella
12. We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same. Anne Frank
13. The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries. René Descartes
14. The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. Thomas Jefferson


15. Every man's memory is his private literature. Aldous Huxley
16. Even bad books are books and therefore sacred. Günter Grass
17. Reading is that fruitful miracle of a communication in the midst of solitude. Proust-M
19. The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn't know how to read. Benjamin Franklin
20. The ability to read awoke inside of me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive. Malcolm X
21. Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you. Harold Bloom
22. Me, poor man, my library, Was dukedom large enough. William Shakespeare
23. To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity. Dejan Stojanovic
24. There is no scent so pleasant to my nostrils as that faint, subtle reek which comes from an ancient book. Arthur Conan Doyle
25. The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink. T.S. Eliot
26. The world is a hellish place, and bad writing is destroying the quality of our suffering. Tom Waits
27. Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Virginia Woolf
28. The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. Oscar Wilde
29. Kill me, or you are a murderer. Franz Kafka
30. It is beautiful to express love and even more beautiful to feel it. Dejan Stojanovic
31. Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them. Samuel Butler
32. What art offers is space – a certain breathing room for the spirit. John Updike

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