Reading Quotes and Sayings
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
– Mary Worley Montagu
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
– Thomas Carlyle
If I could always read I should never feel the want of company.
– Lord Byron
Reading brings us unknown friends.
– Honoré de Balzac
The best books… are those that tell you what you know already.
– George Orwell
My best, and only, bff is my books. They won’t judge me, and they tell me about all they are. No one can tell a story as good as my books can. Sure, a movie can show me people trying to be my book, but we all know they are only doing it to get cash. Stop watching a movie, and start reading a fiction novel!!!
If you believe everything you read, better not read.
– Japanese Proverb
Learning to read is probably the most difficult and revolutionary thing that happens to the human brain and if you don’t believe that, watch an illiterate adult try to do it.
– John Steinbeck
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
– Joseph Addison
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.
– Joseph Addison
It is when we are faced with death that we turn most bookish.
– Jules Renard
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
– Haruki Murakami
One reads books in order to gain the privilege of living more than one life. People who don’t read are trapped in a mine shaft, even if they think the sun is shining.
– Garrison Keillor
People don’t read any more. It’s a sad state of affairs. Reading’s the only thing that allows you to use your imagination. When you watch films it’s someone else’s vision, isn’t it?
– Lemmy Kilmister
The keys to life are running and reading. When you’re running, there’s a little person that talks to you and says, “Oh I’m tired. My lung’s about to pop. I’m so hurt. There’s no way I can possibly continue.” You want to quit. If you learn how to defeat that person when you’re running. You will how to not quit when things get hard in your life. For reading: there have been gazillions of people that have lived before all of us. There’s no new problem you could have – with your parents, with school, with a bully. There’s no new problem that someone hasn’t already had and written about it in a book.
– Will Smith