Reading Quotes and Sayings
The art of reading, as of learning, is this: … to retain the essential, to forget the nonessential.
– Adolf Hitler
If you lay in your bed at night & haven’t learned anything new that day. Get out of the bed & read a book.
If I could always read I should never feel the want of company.
– Lord Byron
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
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
Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.
– Aldous Huxley
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
– Edmund Burke
I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.
– Robert Louis Stevenson