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The 35 Best Quotes About Reading




1. Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world. 
- Voltaire

2. Read, read, read. Read everything -- trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You'll absorb it.
Then write. If it's good, you'll find out. If it's not, throw it out of the window. 
- William Faulkner

3. A good book is an event in my life. 
- Stendhal, The Red and the Black

4. Reading brings us unknown friends 
- Honoré de Balzac

5. I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in. 
- Robert Louis Stevenson

6. Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers. 
- Steven Spielberg

7. The best books... are those that tell you what you know already. 
- George Orwell, 1984

8. Easy reading is damn hard writing. 
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

9. Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world. 
- Napoléon Bonaparte

10. No two persons ever read the same book. 
- Edmund Wilson

11. Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting. 
- Edmund Burke

12. To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark. 
- Victor Hugo

13. I am a part of everything that I have read. 
- Theodore Roosevelt

14. Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all. 
- Henry David Thoreau

15. There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. 
- Joseph Brodsky

 16. We read to know we're not alone. 
- William Nicholson

17. The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. 
- Dr. Seuss

18. I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. 
- Groucho Marx

19. What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though. 
- J.D. Salinger

20. Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. 
- Charles William Eliot

21. Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live. 
- Gustave Flaubert

22. Let's be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading. 
- Lena Dunham

23. When I got [my] library card, that was when my life began. 
- Rita Mae Brown

24. There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we believe we left without having lived them, those we spent with a favorite book. 
- Marcel Proust

25. Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. 
- Joseph Addison

28. Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. 
- Emilie Buchwald

29. Anyway—because we are readers, we don't have to wait for some communications executive to decide what we should think about next—and how we should think about it. We can fill our heads with anything from aardvarks to zucchinis—at any time of night or day. 
- Kurt Vonnegut

30. Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people - people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.
- E.B. White

31. Literature is my Utopia.
- Helen Keller

32. Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody can read.
- George Bernard Shaw

33. We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement. 
- B.F. Skinner

34. A lot of the people who read a bestselling novel, for example, do not read much other fiction. By contrast, the audience for an obscure novel is largely composed of people who read a lot. That means the least popular books are judged by people who have the highest standards, while the most popular are judged by people who literally do not know any better. An American who read just one book this year was disproportionately likely to have read ‘The Lost Symbol’, by Dan Brown. He almost certainly liked it. 
- The Economist

35. Reading nurtures the soul, and an enlightened friend brings it solace.  
- Voltaire

 

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