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Reading Quotes

Call it a leisure activity or an educative hobby, reading is surely a consuming and enjoyable habit. Reading is a hobby that pays back more than you will ever invest on it. The idea of going through thick novels and journals might sound a tedious and boring task to indulge in, especially when you have more colorful and entertaining distractions around. But, the worth you can carry away from a book can be explained only by a person who reads it. These famous reading quotations and sayings will bring forth the essence of incorporating reading as a habit.

Joseph Addison

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.

Good Life Living
Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.

Joseph Addison

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.

Charles Kingsley

Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book.

Robert Kennedy, Jr.

I'm comfortable reading science and dissecting it and discerning the difference between junk science and real science.

Francis Bacon

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.

Writing
Lily Collins

As a fan of reading - I've always loved reading - I just love reading books that take me away for a little while and let me disappear. And that's why I loved 'Harry Potter' growing up.

Karl Urban

I never envisioned when I was reading that comic as a 17-year-old that I would have the opportunity to actually play the character.

Franklin P. Jones

One trouble with developing speed reading skills is that by the time you realize a book is boring you've already finished it.

John Ruskin

A book worth reading is worth buying.

Harry S. Truman

In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves... self-discipline with all of them came first.

Benjamin Franklin

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

Worth Writing
Theodore Roosevelt

I am a part of everything that I have read.

Mark Twain

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

Charles Lamb

What is reading, but silent conversation.

Jill Biden

We need good reading programs, and we need equity in schools.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.

Jorge Luis Borges

Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual.

Writing
Emma Watson

It sounds so geeky, but I really do like studying and reading, and if I'm not working on 'Harry Potter,' then my greatest relaxation is to sit with a book.

Caitlyn Jenner

If you are a kid, reading is really important stuff.

Alexis de Tocqueville

There is hardly a pioneer's hut which does not contain a few odd volumes of Shakespeare. I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for the first time in a log cabin.

Jill Biden

I'm an English teacher, so I'm used to reading and I'm used to reading out loud.

Armie Hammer

I like reading. I just hate school.

Sarah Paulson

If I'm not moved from one spot to another, internally, while I'm witnessing it, reading it, consuming it, whatever, I don't know why we're being asked to the party.

Will Rogers

A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.

Miguel de Cervantes

From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment.

Steven Wright

I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything.

Adam Sandler

I read to my kid, but I can't stand reading.

Bill Gates

I spend a lot of time reading.

Steven Wright

I have two pairs of reading glasses. One pair is for reading fiction, the other for non-fiction. I've read the Bible twice wearing each pair, and it's the same.

There's so much about Dolly Parton that every female artist should look to, whether it's reading her quotes or reading her interviews or going to one of her live shows. She's been such an amazing example to every female songwriter out there.

Artists
C. S. Lewis

A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.

I loved the material when I first read it, and the experience of making the film was a great one. So when we came around to complete the trilogy, I just signed on board without even reading the scripts because the experience of the first film was so good.

James Madison

Any reading not of a vicious species must be a good substitute for the amusements too apt to fill up the leisure of the labouring classes.

Sandra Day O'Connor

The No Child Left Behind Program was an incentive to the schools to get their kids up to snuff on math and science and reading.

Mike Tyson

Every time there's a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing.

John Ruskin

Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books.

Oscar Wilde

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

Jeff Bezos

For people who are readers, reading is important to them.

Jeff Bezos

I grew up reading science fiction.

Angelina Jolie

I'm terrible at reading scripts. I love to read, and I hate reading scripts.

Jennifer Aniston

I was always reading those beauty magazines and wanting to become this unattainable thing.

Maya Angelou

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.

Lord Byron

The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is creative reading as well as creative writing.

Writing
Vladimir Putin

I love the Russian classics very much, the Russian classical literature. But I also read modern literature. As far as Russian literature is concerned, I am very fond of Tolstoy and Chekhov, and I also enjoy reading Gogol very much.

Bill Gates

Digital reading will completely take over. It's lightweight and it's fantastic for sharing. Over time it will take over.

Lewis Hamilton

I don't like to read fiction. I like to learn something when I'm reading.

Jeff Bezos

For many people, extended reading sessions on an LCD display cause eyestrain.

Barack Obama

If the critics are right that I've made all my decisions based on polls, then I must not be very good at reading them.

Before I was reading science fiction, I read Hemingway. Farewell to Arms was my first adult novel that said not everything ends well. It was one of those times where reading has meant a great deal to me, in terms of my development – an insight came from that book.