Quotes About Reading and a Reading Life

 

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“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin

 

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” – Lemony Snicket

 

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C.S. Lewis

 

“Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.” – Henry Ward Beecher

 

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

 

“So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install a lovely bookshelf on the wall.” – Roald Dahl

 

“The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest (people) of the past centuries.” – Descartes

 

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

 

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“I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.” – Jorge Luis Borges

 

“A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.” – Italo Calvino

 

“Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

 

“In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.” – Mortimer J. Adler

 

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