Printed Books Quotes by Steve Berry, Benjamin Franklin, Peter Drucker, Karl Lagerfeld, Jonathan Swift, Julian Barnes and many others.
I love all of my children equally, all of my printed books, and each one bears a special piece of me. But the one Im most proud of is the one no one will ever see – the very first manuscript I ever wrote, back in 1990. It took me a year to do it.
If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.
Schools will change more in the next 30 years than they have since the invention of the printed book.
The smell of a freshly printed book is the best smell in the world.
Nor do they trust their tongue alone, but speak a language of their own; can read a nod, a shrug, a look, far better than a printed book; convey a libel in a frown, and wink a reputation down.
Reading and life are not separate but symbiotic. And for this serious task of imaginative discovery and self-discovery, there is and remains one perfect symbol: the printed book.
There will always be people like me, who believe that to ripple the pages of a printed book is a special experience, one that through the centuries has taken millions from the darkness into the light.
Printed books usually outlive bookstores and the publishers who brought them out. They sit around, demanding nothing, for decades. That’s one of their nicest qualities – their brute persistence.