13 Times People Bookwormed So Hard

Sometimes, bookworms feel like an endangered species. The stupidity surrounding us from people who would rather watch reality TV feels like it’s going to drown the few remaining vestiges of intelligence in this world. Or otherwise intelligent people say that they just ‘don’t have time to read’. A true bookworm knows you can always make time to read.

So for those days when it feels like the stupid is going to crush your bookwormy soul, here’s 13 times people bookwormed so hard. Hopefully, it restores your spirit.


  1. “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
  2. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
    C.S. Lewis
  3. “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
    Groucho Marx
  4. “The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn’t know how to read.”
  5. “I cannot live without books.”
    Thomas Jefferson
  6. “It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle
  7. “A childhood without books – that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the enchanted place where you can go and find the rarest kind of joy.”
    Astrid Lindgren
  8. “If you have enough book space, I don’t want to talk to you.”
    Terry Pratchett
  9. “Speaking personally, you can have my gun, but you’ll take my book when you pry my cold, dead fingers off of the binding.”
    Stephen King
  10. “I am simply a ‘book drunkard.’ Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them.”
    L.M. Montgomery
  11. “I couldn’t live a week without a private library – indeed, I’d part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I’d let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.”
    H.P. Lovecraft
  12. “Picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you’d most like not to lose.”
    Neil Gaiman
  13. “I love the way that each book—any book—is its own journey. You open it, and off you go….”
    Sharon Creech

**all quotes are mined from Goodreads Quotes section.


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