Top Bookworm Quotes

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1. "My normal life is, I love to travel and I travel as often as I can. I don't stay in one place too long. But I'm an avid reader; I guess you could say I'm a bit of a bookworm."
Author: Alexa Davalos
2. "Katey's the hottest bookworm you'll ever meet. If you took all the books that she's read and piled them in a stack, you could climb to the Milky Way."
Author: Amor Towles
3. "For him that stealeth, or borroweth and returneth not, this book from its owner, let it change into a serpent in his hand and rend him. Let him be struck with palsy, and all his members blasted. Let him languish in pain, crying aloud for mercy, and let there be no surcease to this agony till he sing in dissolution. Let bookworms gnaw his entrails…and when at last he goeth to his final punishment, let the flames of Hell consume him forever."— Anonymous Curse on Book Theives from the Monaster of San Pedro, Barcelona, Spain"
Author: Anatole Broyard
4. "You're such a bookworm," Fenn said, shaking his head as he counted the books in my hand. "No," I corrected "I just want to be prepared."
Author: Candace Knoebel
5. "Oh this? It's a 'bookworm.'They live in books, and they love to eat important or valuable words."
Author: CLAMP
6. "She is a real bookworm. I think she lives on print. Her whole house is full of books - looks as if she likes them better than human company."
Author: Cornelia Funke
7. "For a bookworm like Mother, a Brontë novel sister was better than a biological one."
Author: Eileen Favorite
8. "To lose yourself in a book is the desire of the bookworm. I mean to be taken. That is my desire."
Author: Frances Ann Lebowitz
9. "The delay in the application of the policy to books has several explanations. For one thing, Blackshirts were not, nor have they yet become, bookworms; and the intellectual bread of Mussolini himself is made, usually, of clippings. They did not care too much about things which they could not hate since they usually did not know them...."
Author: Giuseppe Borgese
10. "One of the results of this self-examination — for that is what the writing of this book amounts to — is the confirmed belief that one should read less and less, not more and more…. I have not read nearly as much as the scholar, the bookworm, or even the ‘well-educated' man — yet I have undoubtedly read a hundred times more than I should have read for my own good. Only one out of five in America, it is said, are readers of ‘books.' But even this small number read far too much. Scarcely any one lives wisely or fully."
Author: Henry Miller
11. "I am a bookworm."
Author: Holly Madison
12. "I wasn't bad at school, but I was never a bookworm."
Author: Idris Elba
13. "I really enjoyed hearing the likesand dislikesof my readers at book clubs as well as meeting new fans at the book signing at The Bookworm in Omaha " he said. "The book clubs have overwhelmingly asked me to hurry up on writing the sequel."
Author: J. Alexander Greenwood
14. "I won't be sad too often,If they bury me in the libraryWith bookworms in my coffin."
Author: J. Patrick Lewis
15. "Anyways, I am a nerd, bookworm, geek... whatever you want to call me. I'm the type of person that would rather sit down and read a good book than go out and party."
Author: Jacqueline Emerson
16. "No, but I do read a lot. I love to read. I could read for days and never stop. I use to be such a bookworm. I would barely look up to notice much of anything."
Author: Jennifer Loren
17. "Even English-teacher bookworms need friends and bars."
Author: Jenny Hubbard
18. "A friend once told me that the real message Bram Stoker sought to convey in 'Dracula' is that a human being needs to live hundreds and hundreds of years to get all his reading done; that Count Dracula, basically nothing more than a misunderstood bookworm, was draining blood from the necks of 10,000 hapless virgins not because he was the apotheosis of pure evil but because it was the only way he could live long enough to polish off his extensive reading list. But I have no way of knowing if this is true, as I have not yet found time to read 'Dracula."
Author: Joe Queenan
19. "I know what I should love to do - to build a study; to write, and to think of nothing else. I want to bury myself in a den of books. I want to saturate myself with the elements of which they are made, and breathe their atmosphere until I am of it. Not a bookworm, being which is to give off no utterances; but a man in the world of writing - one with a pen that shall stop men to listen to it, whether they wish to or not."
Author: Lew Wallace
20. "I grew up being very shy, very much a bookworm, and I remember desperately wondering how to be accepted by the popular kids."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
21. "I agree not to expect anything from Mother or you, but I do want to buy Undine and Sintran for myself. I've wanted it so long, said Jo, who was a bookworm."
Author: Louisa May Alcott
22. "Bookworm"
Author: Louisa May Alcott
23. "The dim, dusty room, with the busts staring down from the tall bookcases, the cozy chairs, the globes, and best of all, the wilderness of books in which she could wander where she liked, made the library a region of bliss to her.The moment Aunt March took her nap, or was busy with company, Jo hurried to this quiet place, and curling herself up in the easy chair, devoured poetry, romance, history, travels, and pictures like a regular bookworm."
Author: Louisa May Alcott
24. "Yes, we'll have to put a stop to this bookworming. No future in that."
Author: Molly Keane
25. "I don't why I was bullied. I was quite shy and skinny. Very nerdy, very bookwormish. I think I was just a target."
Author: Naomie Harris
26. "The bookworm of great libraries."
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
27. "I am a bookworm. For play, I bury myself in the corners of libraries and read."
Author: Robert Littell
28. "In my mind, I am this awesome, adventurous bad ass. But in reality, I am just a bookworm that really likes wine."
Author: S.L. Jennings
29. "I had been, to the age of 25, a bookworm."
Author: Sante D'Orazio
30. "I'd basically described myself: a quiet, studious bookworm who would go to bed at a decent hour. A non-partier who wouldn't bring a parade of boys through our room, or make it the floor headquarters for beer pong."
Author: Tammara Webber
31. "Certain bookworms eat books. Eat them, swear in them, spill things on them."
Author: Tara Bray Smith
32. "Ah, how lucky are the lieutenants, the six-foot Junkers, and all the rest of the Don Juan clan!... The bookworm, be he ever so decent and clever, is really only pleasing to himself and a small handful of others. The world passes him by and beckons to life and beauty ... to gay and handsome creatures to whom the hearts of their fellow men continue to turn."
Author: Theodor Fontane

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