Top 30 Quotes on Reading.

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One of my favorite things to do in the world is to read great books. Readers are said to be leaders. The more you read, the more you expand your worldview and perspective. One of the hallmarks of great men and women is that they are curious, lifelong learners with a beginner’s mindset.

Here are some great quotes on reading:

  • Think before you speak. Read before you think. – Fran Lebowitz
  • The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. – Dr. Seuss
  • A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one. – George R.R. Martin
  • You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. – Ray Bradbury
  • Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it. – P.J. O’Rourke
  • Books are mirrors: You only see in them what you already have inside you. – Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  • A room without books is like a body without a soul. – Cicero
  • If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books. – Roald Dahl
  • If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book. – J.K. Rowling
  • To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life. – W. Somerset Maugham
  • Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.- Anne Herbert
  • Books and doors are the same thing. You open them, and you go through into another world. – Jeanette Winterson
  • The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. – Rene Descartes
  • Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life. – Mortimer J. Adler

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”― Dr. Seuss, 

  • That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet. – Jhumpa Lahiri
  • A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. – William Styron
  • 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 W. Eliot
  • Books were my pass to personal freedom. – Oprah Winfrey
  • If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads. – Francois Mauriac

The best books… are those that tell you what you know already. – George Orwell

  • Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere. – Jean Rhys
  • Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. – Joseph Addison
  • If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. – Haruki Murakami
  • If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that. – Stephen King
  • Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul. – Joyce Carol Oates
  • Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.
  • Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. – John Locke
  • Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary. – Jim Rohn
  • The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library. – Albert Einstein

All the Best in your quest to get Better. Don’t Settle: Live with Passion.

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