Books are treasures for a person whose ultimate purpose is to gather knowledge. Books give great wisdom to us and also help us nurture our character and the understanding of our own self. However, you must be more careful when choosing books because certain books can even hamper your growth. People, with their different tastes, choose different authors to read and that makes a hundred different genres in fiction alone and much more in non-fiction. Read the following quotes on books to know how important they are to us.