Reading Quotes

“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.” Victor Hugo

“A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.” Abraham Lincoln

“When you sell a man a book you don't sell him just 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life.” Christopher Morley

“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” Confucius

“Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.” Edmund Burke

“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few are to be chewed and digested.” Francis Bacon

“Every reader finds himself. The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself.” Marcel Proust

“Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book”. Author Unknown

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read.” Mark Twain

“A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.” Mark Twain

“A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it.” Samuel Johnson

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