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45 Most Powerful, Motivating and Inspiring Quotes of all Time about Reading and Books

There are thousands of people who changed their way of life after reading a book(s) which they came across with. Henceforth, the importance of books should be taken into consideration to everybody who likes learning. Books are considered effective tools for critical reasoning. Below is the list of 45 most powerful, motivating and inspiring quotes of all time about reading and books.  Let us journey together in these wonderful quotes:

  1. Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.  – Vera Nazarian
  1. 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
  1. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” — Richard Steele

     4.“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”- Marx G

     5. “The whole world opened to me when I learned to read.” – Mary Mcleod Bethune

     6. There are . . . no days . . . we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.Marcel P


      7. A house without books is like a room without windows.—  Horace Mann


     8. Reading is important . . . learn anything about everything and everything about anything.


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

    10. You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. 

    11. “Reading brings us unknown friends.” — Honoré de Balzac


    12. “A well-read woman is a dangerous creature.” — Lisa Kleypas

      13.  “Books are both our luxuries and our daily bread.” — Henry Stevens

      14. “There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”

            — Joseph Brodsky

      15.  “I always read. You know how sharks have to keep swimming or they die? I’m like that.

              If I stop reading, I die.” – Patrick Rothfuss


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

             — Napoleon Bonaparte


      17.  Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.”— Mark Haddon


      18. “Everyone should make reading one of their hobbies.” — Unknown


      19.  “A peasant that reads is a prince in waiting.” — Walter Mosley

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


      21.  “Some say life is the thing, but I prefer reading.” – Ruth Rendell

     22. A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . .The man who never reads lives only one.

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

     24. “Think before you speak. Read before you think.” – Fran Lebowitz

     25. “Reading of good books is like conversation with the finest (people) of the past …” 

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

     27. No. I can survive well enough on my own – f given the proper reading material.- Sarah J. 

     29. “My alma mater was books, a good library…. I could spend the rest of my life reading,

            just satisfying my curiosity.” – Malcolm  X

     30. There is nothing more luxurious than eating while you read

           —unless it be reading while you eat.” – E. Nesbit

      31. Man reading should be man intensely alive.

           The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.” – Ezra Pound

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

       33. “There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” 

       34. Wear the old coat and buy the new book.” – Austin Phelps

       35. “I guess there are never enough books.” – John Steinbeck

       36. “Reading for me, is spending time with a friend.” – Gary Paulsen

       37. “Books are … the most accessible and wisest of counselors,

             and the most patient of teachers.” ― Charles W. Eliot


       38. “Sleep is good, he said, and books are better.” ― George R. R. Martin

      39. “Each book was a world unto itself, and in it I took refuge.” – Alberto Manguel

      40. “Books and doors are the same thing.

            You open them, and you go through into another world.” – Jeanette  W

      41. Reading is my inhale, and writing is my exhale. – Glennon Doyle

      42. “A good book is an event in my life.” – Stendhal

      43. “My life is a reading list.” – John Irving

      44. You have to remember that it is impossible to commit a crime while reading a book. John W

      45. “I have never known any distress that an hour’s reading did not relieve.” – Montesquieu

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