Compiled by Sara Hardin

“Resolve to edge in a little
reading every day, if it is but a
single sentence. If you gain
fifteen minutes a day, it wi...

“It is our choices, Harry,
that show who we truly
are, far more than our
abilities.”
–JK Rowling, Harry Potter and the C...

“The man who does not read
good books has no
advantage over the man
who can’t read them.”
–Mark Twain
Famous Writers

“We read to know we
are not alone.”
–CS Lewis
Famous Writers

“ ‘Tis the good reader that
makes the good book.”
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
Famous Writers

“Once you learn to read,
you will be forever free.”
–Frederick Douglass
Famous Writers

“If I feel physically as if the
top of my head were taken
off, I know that is poetry.”
–Emily Dickinson
Famous Writers

“There is a line in 15th-century
monastic rule that specifies: “No one
shall read while others are trying to
sleep.” Rea...

“The more that you read, the
more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the
more places you’ll go.”
– Dr. Seuss...

“You don’t need to burn books
to destroy a culture. Just get
people to stop reading them.”
– Ray Bradbury
Famous Writers

“If one cannot enjoy reading
a book over and over again,
there is no use in reading it
at all.” –Oscar Wilde
Famous Writ...

“When I look back, I am so impressed
again with the life-giving power of
literature. If I were a young person
today, try...

“I read over a hundred books a
year and have done so since I
was fifteen years old, and every
book I’ve read has taught ...

“All we have to decide
is what to do with the
time given to us.”
– Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring
Book Quotes

“What I like in a good
author is not what he says,
but what he whispers.”
– Logan Pearsall Smith
Famous Writers

“Everyone in the world
should get a standing ovation
at least once in their life
because we all overcometh
the world.”
–...

“What you read when you
don’t have to determines
how you will be when you
can’t help it.” – Oscar Wilde
Famous Writers

“You never really understand a
person until you consider things
from his point of view… until
you climb into his skin an...

“Books are a uniquely
portable magic.”
– Stephen King
Famous Writers

“Fill your house with
books, in all the crannies
and all the nooks.”
–Dr. Seuss
Famous Writers

“Reading is a means of
thinking with someone
else’s mind; it forces you to
stretch your own.”
– Charles Scribner Jr.
Fam...

“Never trust anyone who
has not brought a book
with them.”
– Lemony Snicket
Famous Writers

“Fiction gives us a
second chance that life
denies us.”
– Paul Theroux
Famous Writers

“No matter how busy you may
think you are, you must find
time for reading or surrender
yourself to self-chosen
ignorance...

“When I’m really into a novel, I’m seeing
the world differently during that time–
not just for the hour or so in the day...

“If you think reading is
boring, you’re doing it
wrong.” –Anonymous

“Reading is dreaming
with open eyes.”
–Anonymous

“A book store is one of the
only pieces of evidence
we have left that people
are still thinking.”
–Jerry Seinfeld
Famous...

“A man is known by the
books he reads.”
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
Famous Writers

“So please, oh please, we beg, we pray
go throw your TV set away
and in its place you can install
a lovely bookshelf on ...

“A writer only begins a
book. The reader
finishes it.”
–Samuel Johnson
Famous Writers

“There is more treasure in
books than in all the
pirate’s loot in Treasure
Island.” –Walt Disney
Famous People

“A room without books
is like a body without
a soul.” –Cicero
Famous Writers

“Reading is not optional.”
– Walter Dean Myers
Famous Writers

“Books are the quietest and
most constant of friends; they
are the most accessible and
wisest of counselors, and the
mos...

“The book to read is not
the one that thinks for you,
but the one which makes
you think.” – Harper Lee
Famous Writers

“There is creative reading
as well as creative writing.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Famous Writers

“Books can be dangerous. The
best ones should be labeled:
‘This could change your life’.”
– Helen Exley
Famous Writers

“Today a reader,
tomorrow a leader.”
– Margaret Fuller
Famous People

“No two persons ever
read the same book.”
–Edmund Wilson
Famous Writers
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  1. 1. Compiled by Sara Hardin
  2. 2.  “Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.” – Horace Mann Famous People
  3. 3.  “It is our choices, Harry, that show who we truly are, far more than our abilities.” –JK Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Book Quotes
  4. 4.  “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.” –Mark Twain Famous Writers
  5. 5.  “We read to know we are not alone.” –CS Lewis Famous Writers
  6. 6.  “ ‘Tis the good reader that makes the good book.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson Famous Writers
  7. 7.  “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” –Frederick Douglass Famous Writers
  8. 8.  “If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.” –Emily Dickinson Famous Writers
  9. 9.  “There is a line in 15th-century monastic rule that specifies: “No one shall read while others are trying to sleep.” Reading then was always done aloud, for literature is musical thought.” –Kim Stafford Famous Writers
  10. 10.  “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss, Oh the Places You’ll Go Book Quotes
  11. 11.  “You don’t need to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” – Ray Bradbury Famous Writers
  12. 12.  “If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” –Oscar Wilde Famous Writers
  13. 13.  “When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.” – Maya Angelou Famous Writers
  14. 14.  “I read over a hundred books a year and have done so since I was fifteen years old, and every book I’ve read has taught me something.” – Nicholas Sparks Famous Writers
  15. 15.  “All we have to decide is what to do with the time given to us.” – Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring Book Quotes
  16. 16.  “What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers.” – Logan Pearsall Smith Famous Writers
  17. 17.  “Everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their life because we all overcometh the world.” – Auggie Pullman in Wonder Book Quotes
  18. 18.  “What you read when you don’t have to determines how you will be when you can’t help it.” – Oscar Wilde Famous Writers
  19. 19.  “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” – Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird Book Quotes
  20. 20.  “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King Famous Writers
  21. 21.  “Fill your house with books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.” –Dr. Seuss Famous Writers
  22. 22.  “Reading is a means of thinking with someone else’s mind; it forces you to stretch your own.” – Charles Scribner Jr. Famous Writers
  23. 23.  “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” – Lemony Snicket Famous Writers
  24. 24.  “Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us.” – Paul Theroux Famous Writers
  25. 25.  “No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” – Confucius Famous People
  26. 26.  “When I’m really into a novel, I’m seeing the world differently during that time– not just for the hour or so in the day when I get to read. I’m actually walking around in a bit of a haze, spellbound by the book and looking at everything through a different prism.” – Colin Firth Famous People
  27. 27.  “If you think reading is boring, you’re doing it wrong.” –Anonymous
  28. 28.  “Reading is dreaming with open eyes.” –Anonymous
  29. 29.  “A book store is one of the only pieces of evidence we have left that people are still thinking.” –Jerry Seinfeld Famous People
  30. 30.  “A man is known by the books he reads.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson Famous Writers
  31. 31.  “So please, oh please, we beg, we pray go throw your TV set away and in its place you can install a lovely bookshelf on the wall.” – Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Book Quotes
  32. 32.  “A writer only begins a book. The reader finishes it.” –Samuel Johnson Famous Writers
  33. 33.  “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot in Treasure Island.” –Walt Disney Famous People
  34. 34.  “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” –Cicero Famous Writers
  35. 35.  “Reading is not optional.” – Walter Dean Myers Famous Writers
  36. 36.  “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 Famous Writers
  37. 37.  “The book to read is not the one that thinks for you, but the one which makes you think.” – Harper Lee Famous Writers
  38. 38.  “There is creative reading as well as creative writing.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Famous Writers
  39. 39.  “Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled: ‘This could change your life’.” – Helen Exley Famous Writers
  40. 40.  “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” – Margaret Fuller Famous People
  41. 41.  “No two persons ever read the same book.” –Edmund Wilson Famous Writers

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