With a dreamy, far off look,
and her nose stuck in a book,
what a puzzle to the rest of us is Belle!
— Belle, Beauty and the Beast
"Mostly, I own book. I try to collect other things but I'm always like this: 'Why am I wasting my money on this when I could be buying a book?' Maybe that's weird."
— Jane Eyre, The Autobiography of Jane Eyre, "This is me (an Introduction)" - Ep: 1
"I cannot live without books."
— Thomas Jefferson
"In omnibus requiem quaesivi, et nusquam inveni nisi in angulo cum libro."
(Translation: I have sought tranquility in everything but found it nowhere except in a corner with a book.)
— Thomas a Kempis
"You can't get a cup of tea large enough, or a book long enough to suit me."
— C. S. Lewis
"And I'll reread the books / If I have time to spare / I'll paint the walls some more I'm sure there's room somewhere / And then I'll brush and brush and brush and brush my hair..."
— Rapunzel, Tangled