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60+ Reading Quotes

Reading is what brought civilization here. Reading can also be a great hobby. Avid readers have great passion what drives them through the path of knowledge and wisdom. This is a collection of Reading quotes and sayings.

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. - Joseph Addison
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. - John Locke
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. - Rene Descartes
Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God. - George Washington Carver
Reading is a bridge to thought. - Maryanne Wolf
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. - Francis Bacon
Reading is a joy for my kids, and to swing in a hammock on a lazy summer day reading a good book just goes with summer. - Marcia Gay Harden
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. - Mark Twain
What is reading, but silent conversation. - Charles Lamb
Reading is what people did before YouTube, and I love retro stuff! - Toby Turner
Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual. - Jorge Luis Borges
A love of reading shows empathy, the desire to understand how others live or act or might act - and why. - Celeste Ng
Promiscuity is like never reading past the first page. Monogamy is like reading the same book over and over. - Mason Cooley
Reading is such a personal thing to me. I'd much rather give someone a gift certificate to a bookstore, and let that person choose his or her own books. - Erik Larson
Reading serves as a good escape when you're in the middle of doing crazy things. - Carly Rae Jepsen
A great many people now reading and writing would be better employed keeping rabbits. - Edith Sitwell
There is creative reading as well as creative writing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A reading man and woman is a ready man and woman, but a writing man and woman is exact. - Marcus Garvey
It usually helps me write by reading - somehow the reading gear in your head turns the writing gear. - Steven Wright
I do a lot of reading, meditating, and praying to stay as grounded as I can be in this crazy world. - Jada Pinkett Smith
Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of with one's own. - Arthur Schopenhauer
One superlatively important effect of wide reading is the enlargement of vocabulary which always accompanies it. - H. P. Lovecraft
Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well. - Mark Haddon
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life. - Joseph Addison
A book worth reading is worth buying. - John Ruskin
The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing. - Gilbert K. Chesterton
The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat. - Lord Byron
Reading should be a pleasure, not a chore. - Joan Rivers
Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift. - Kate DiCamillo
When reading, only read. When eating, only eat. When thinking, only think. - Seung Sahn
Reading and watching movies are the only two things I do. I'm moody, so at times I'm annoyingly introverted; at other times I'm annoyingly extroverted. So I think I'm an ambivert! - Sriti Jha
I like reading, writing, hiking, camping, free running, surfing, rock climbing, longboarding, and so much more. - Nolan Gould
The thing that makes reading and writing suspect in the eyes of the market economy is that it's not corrupted. - Richard Powers
Reading is a means of thinking with another person's mind; it forces you to stretch your own. - Charles Scribner, Jr.
Reading makes me so sleepy. Honestly, I'm a visual learner. - SZA
Reading is something I've really missed, not being able to enter people's worlds. - Robert Smith
If you take away the gift of reading, you create the gift of listening. - Malcolm Gladwell
Reading allows me to recharge my batteries. - Rahul Dravid
You are wise, witty and wonderful, but you spend too much time reading this sort of stuff. - Frank Crane
Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere. - Mary Schmich
Perhaps the greatest reading pleasure has an element of self-annihilation. To be so engrossed that you barely know you exist. - Ian Mcewan
Reading feeds writing: it presents you with new ideas to engage with. - Celeste Ng
Reading fairy tales to children expands their imaginations. - Robert Lepage
Reading takes solitude and it takes focus. - Augusten Burroughs
Hard work makes easy reading or, at least, easier reading. - M. H. Abrams
Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it. - Moses Hadas
Reading is a huge part of life. - Daniel Curtis Lee
The greatest pleasure of reading consists in re-reading. - Vernon Lee
It was no hardship to me to spend long hours reading and writing. - Patti Smith
You can tell when someone is reading the lines of a song or performing it. - G-Eazy
Reading is more of a left-brain process, and listening to music is a right-brain function. - Maynard James Keenan
Be able to recognize when you're reading or hearing material biased to your own side. - Marilyn vos Savant
Reading is an active, imaginative act; it takes work. - Khaled Hosseini
We read to know we're not alone. - William Nicholson
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. - Ray Bradbury
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world. - Voltaire
Think before you speak. Read before you think. - Fran Lebowitz
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. - Joseph Brodsky
Reading one book is like eating one potato chip. - Diane Duane
A peasant that reads is a prince in waiting. - Walter Mosley
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. - John Locke
Today a reader, tomorrow a leader. - Margaret Fuller
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