50 Reading quotes about its importance and benefits

Reading is a good hobby and has many advantages. It's fun, entertaining, and a good way of learning new things. Not everyone is fond of reading. But think about the newfound knowledge you will gain that will benefit you for a lifetime. May these reading books quotes help you realize the importance of reading that will benefit you on your life's journey.

Reading quotes about its importance and benefits
1. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” – Dr. Seuss

2. “I'm reading so much and exposing myself to so many new ideas. It almost feels like the chemistry and the structure of my brain is changing so rapidly sometimes.” – Emma Watson

3. “Wherever I am, if I've got that book with me, I've got a place I can go and be happy.” – J.K. Rowling

4. “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

5. “He that loves reading has everything within his reach.” – William Godwin

6. “Keep reading. It’s one of the most marvelous adventures that anyone can have.” – Lloyd Alexander

7. “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.” – Jane Smiley

8. “Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head.” – Paul Auster

9. “I wouldn't be a songwriter if it wasn't for books that I loved as a kid. I think that when you can escape into a book it trains your imagination to think big and to think that more can exist than what you see.” – Taylor Swift
Reading quotes about its importance and benefits
10. “The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.” – Elizabeth Hardwick

11. “I really like knowledge and reading books and just generally immersing myself in information.” – Adam D'Angelo

12. “Some books are so familiar that reading them is like being home again.” – Louisa May Alcott

13. “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

14. “Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” – Maya Angelou
Reading quotes about its importance and benefits
15. “The ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.” – Malcolm X

16. “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” – Anna Quindlen

17. “A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.” – Will Rogers

18. “Reading is the gateway skill that makes all other learning possible.” – Barack Obama

19. “I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.” – Orhan Pamuk
Reading quotes about its importance and benefits
20. “The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” – Rene Descartes

21. “She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.” – Annie Dillard

22. “Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift.” – Kate DiCamillo

23. “Reading brings us unknown friends.” – Honore de Balzac

24. “A capacity, and taste, for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.” – Abraham Lincoln
Reading quotes about its importance and benefits
25. “Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.” – Louis L'Amour

26. “Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else’s shoes for a while.” – Malorie Blackman

27. “We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel is an essential guide to our understanding of what we are and may become.” – Ursula K. LeGuin

28. “Reading is an act of civilization; it’s one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities.” – Ben Okri

29. “Reading, the best state yet to keep absolute loneliness at bay.” – William Styron

30. “Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

More Quotes about Reading

31. “Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.” – Mary Schmich

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

33. “A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.” – Charles Baudelaire

34. “That perfect tranquility of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library.” – Aphra Behn

35. “Reading is that fruitful miracle of communication in the midst of solitude.” – Marcel Proust

36. “We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming, our own consciousness in someone else’s mind.” – Anna Quindlen

37. “Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

38. “A word after a word after a word is power.” – Margaret Atwood

39. “Books and doors are the same thing. You open them, and you go through into another world.” – Jeanette Winterson

40. “That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” – Jhumpa Lahiri

41. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” – Margaret Fuller

42. “I think books are like people, in the sense that they’ll turn up in your life when you most need them.” – Emma Thompson

43. “No. I can survive well enough on my own if given the proper reading material.” – Sarah J. Maas

44. “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” – J.K. Rowling

45. “Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river.” – Lisa See

46. “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island.” – Walt Disney

47. “Reading is an intelligent way of not having to think.” – Walter Moers

48. “If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

49. “Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.” – Harold Bloom

50. “You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.” – Paul Sweeney

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