Monday, April 13, 2015

15 Reading Quotes to Encourage You to Read More


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

2. The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. -Rene Descartes 

3. Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. -Maya Angelou 

4. Whether I'm at the office, at home, or on the road, I always have a stack of books I'm looking forward to reading. -Bill Gates 

5. Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life. -Joseph Addison 

6. Reading - the best state yet to keep absolute loneliness at bay. -William Styron 

7. The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy; it lasts when all other pleasures fade. - Anthony Trollope

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

9. The greatest gift is a passion for reading. - Elizabeth Hardwick 

10. Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read. - Marilyn Jager Adams 

11. Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. - Mason Cooley 

12. To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life. - Somerset Maugham 

13. Reading is important, because if you can read, you can learn anything about everything and everything about anything. —Tomie dePaola - 

 14. Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors. -David Viscott 

15. No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. -Mary Wortley Montagu

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