Quotes on Reading

“The more that you read, the more you will know. The more that you learn, there more places you’ll go!”~Dr. Seuss

“A book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”~William Styron

“No book is really worth reading at the age of 10 which is not equally–and often far more–worth reading at age 50 and beyond.”~CS Lewis

“Never trust anyone who has brought a book with them.”~Lemony Snicket

Classic is a book which people praise and don’t read.”~Mark Twain

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!”~Pride&Prejudice, Jane Austen

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies; the man who never reads, lives only one.”~George RR Martin

“A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.”~CS Lewis

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”~Joseph Brodsky

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”~Albert Einstein

“Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”~GK Chersterton

“The way to read fairytales is to throw yourself in.”~WH Auden

“If I’m honest, I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.”~Audrey Hepburn

“Fairy tales were not my escape from reality as a child; rather, they were my reality– for mine was a world in which good an evil were not abstract concepts, and like fairy-tale heroines, no magic would save me unless I had the wit and heart and courage to use it wisely.”~Terri Windling

“Deeper meaning resides in the fairy tales told to me in my childhood than in the truth that is taught by life.”~ Friedrich von Schiller

“Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested toroughly.”~Inkheart, Cornelia Funke

“We read to know that we are not alone.”~William Nicholson

“If you cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.”~Oscar Wilde

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”~Oscar Wilde

“Books are uniquely portable magic.”~Stephen King

“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


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