Top 5 quotes on the value of books

Books, after dogs, are surely man’s best friends. The art of literature is flagrant and ever-growing today, centuries after the first book was printed. Here are the top 5 quotes on books and their importance to mankind:-

1. “The true university of these days is a collection of books” – Thomas Carlyle

2. “To add a library to a house is to give that house a soul” – Cicero

3. “That is a good book which opened with expectation and
closed with profit” – Amos Bronson Alcott

4. “A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return” – Salman Rushdie

5. “Books are good in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for living” – Robert Louis Stevenson

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