Quotes about reading

There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.

May Ellen Chase

A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.

Chinese Proverb

Wear the old coat and buy the new book.

Austin Phelps

Words are the voice of the heart.


There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is best of all.

Jacqueline Kennedy

A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.

Abraham Lincoln

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.

Mortimer Adler

A book worth reading is worth buying.

John Ruskin

The best advice I ever got is that knowledge is power and to keep reading.

David Bailey

If a book is well written I always find it too short.

Jane Austen

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

Victor Hugo

I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.


He that loves reading has everything within his reach.

William Godwin

Reading will give you lasting pleasure.

Laura Bush

I have never known any stress that an hour's reading did not relieve.

Charles de Montesquieu

When I discovered libraries it was like having Christmas every day.

Jean Fritz

When you read a great book, you don't escape from life, you plunge deeper into it.

Julian Barnes

Some books are so familiar that reading them is like being home again.

Louisa May Alcott

Read to lead in order to succeed.

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Be awesome! Be a book nut!

Dr. Seuss

Nothing can compare to the feeling evoked by turning the page in a great book.

Aneta Cruz

Reading is important. If you now how to read then the whole world opens up to you.

Barack Obama

Reading is food for the brain.

Maribel C. Pagan

Man is what he reads.

Joseph Brodsky

Books are best preserved in the minds of their readers.

Kat Lowe

Owning a book is a third of the goal. The others are actually reading it and applying it.

Israel Wayne