Reading Quotes

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

Reading Quotes

 “Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.” ~ Louis L'Amour

 “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

“Show me the books he loves and I shall know the man far better than through mortal friends.” ~ S.Weir Mitchell

“With one day's reading a man may have the key in his hands.” ~ Ezra Pound

“Reading is thinking with someone else's head instead of ones own.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

“Reading is going toward something that is about to be, and no one yet knows what it will be.” ~ Italo Calvino

“A book is like a pump. It gives nothing unless first you give to it. You prime a pump with your own water, you work the handle with your own strength. You do this because you expect to get back more than you give.” ~ Stephen King

“I read, and, in reading, lifted the Curtains of the Impossible that blind the mind, and looked out into the unknown.” ~ William Hope Hodgson

“You can never be wise unless you love reading.” ~ Samuel Johnson

"You can be too rich and too thin, but you can never be too well read or too curious about the world." ~ Tim Gunn

“Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.” ~ Vera Nazarian

“I shall keep my book on the table here, and read a little every morning as soon as I wake, for I know it will do me good, and help me through the day.” ~ Louisa May Alcott

"You see, one of the best things about reading is that you'll always have something to think about when you're not reading." ~ James Patterson

“There are treasures in books that all the money in the world cannot buy, but the poorest laborer can have for nothing.” ~ Robert G. Ingersoll

 “People who say they don't have time to read simply don't want to.” ~ Julie Rugg

 “Reading every day keeps the brain dead sickness away.” ~ Kristy Pellegrin

"You'll get younger not from what you read but from what you apply in your life." ~ Victoria Moran

 “Men of power have not time to read, yet men who do not read are not fit for power. ” ~ Michael Foot

“Reading is like travel, allowing you to exit your own life for a bit, and to come back with a renewed, even inspired, perspective.” ~ Laurie Helgoe

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