Reading Quotes and Sayings

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

He that doesn’t read has no advantage over the one that cannot read.

Submitted by: Jesse
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