Quotes About Reading Books

A selection of quotes about reading books. Reading is an essential creativity tool and one of the tasks that should be practiced daily. Let the quotes about reading inspire and motivate you to practice the daily art and lay the foundation for creativity.

Quotes About Reading Books

“We neglect books because our hearts reject the discipline required to read them. And that is a spiritual problem, a lack of personal discipline, not a lack of time.” – Tony Reinke

“Idols of entertainment and pleasure make the discipline of book reading a battle with our flesh.”- Tony Reinke

“The concentration and self-discipline required to read books requires years of practice to build and consistent exercise to maintain. If we are careless, this concentration and discipline will erode, and we will find ourselves in a losing battle - losing our patience with books and losing our delight in reading. The skill and concentration needed to read books is worth fighting for.” -Tony Reinke

“If it’s worth reading it’s worth writing in”- Piper

“It’s the ideas and passages from books that are discussed most carefully with friends that are sunk the furthest into the mind, and those sunk the furthest are the ones you will carry the longest.”-Tony Reinke

“Making books appealing in this culture is especially difficult, but igniting a love of reading in others is a high calling worthy of our time, planning and foresight.”-Tony Reinke

“One hour per day of study will put you at the top of your field within three years. Within five years you’ll be a national authority. In seven years, you can be one of the best people in the world at what you do.”- Earl Nightingale

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

“I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in. “-Robert Louis Stevenson

“He who lends a book is an idiot. He who returns a book is more of an idiot. -Arabic Proverb

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

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

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

“The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.”-James Bryce

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

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. - Joseph Addison (English Essayist, Poet, Dramatist and Statesman, 1672-1719)”

“What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us.”-Thomas Carlyle

“It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.”-CS Lewis

“Reading is a means of thinking with another person's mind; it forces you to stretch your own.”-Charles Scribner. Jr

“To read a book for the first time is to make an acquaintance with a new friend; to read it for a second time is to meet an old one.”-Chinese Saying

“Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.”-James Russell Lowell

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