Reading Quotes

23 of the best book quotes about reading
  1. #1
    “Reading is one form of escape. Running for your life is another.”
  2. #2
    “So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.”
  3. #3
    “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
  4. #4
    “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”
  5. #5
    “I checked this out weeks ago for a bit of light reading.”
  6. #6
    “I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.”
  7. #7
    “Honestly, don’t you two read?”
  8. #8
    “No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.”
  9. #9
    “You are in every line I have ever read.”
  10. #10
    “In my experience, Well-read people are less likely to be evil.”
  11. #11
    “A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.”
  12. #12
    “Wicked people never have time for reading. It’s one of the reasons for their wickedness.”
  13. #13
    “No,” said Hermione shortly. “Have either of you seen my copy of Numerology and Gramatica?”
    “Oh, yeah, I borrowed it for a bit of bedtime reading,” said Ron, but very quietly.”
  14. #14
    “Run like you have to get to the library.”
  15. #15
    “′Classic′ - a book which people praise and don’t read.”
  16. #16
    “I want leisure to read—an immense amount.”
  17. #17
    “A million candles have burned themselves out. Still I read on.”
  18. #18
    “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
  19. #19
    “Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”
  20. #20
    “If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books.”
  21. #21
    “Now, when I read, I read not,
    For interrupting tears
    Obliterate the etchings
    Too costly for repairs.”
  22. #22
    “I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.”
  23. #23
    “The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.”
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