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  • 1. Compiled by Sara Hardin
  • 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.  “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.  “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.” –Mark Twain Famous Writers
  • 5.  “We read to know we are not alone.” –CS Lewis Famous Writers
  • 6.  “ ‘Tis the good reader that makes the good book.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson Famous Writers
  • 7.  “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” –Frederick Douglass Famous Writers
  • 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.  “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.  “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.  “You don’t need to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” – Ray Bradbury Famous Writers
  • 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.  “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.  “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.  “All we have to decide is what to do with the time given to us.” – Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring Book Quotes
  • 16.  “What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers.” – Logan Pearsall Smith Famous Writers
  • 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.  “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.  “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.  “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King Famous Writers
  • 21.  “Fill your house with books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.” –Dr. Seuss Famous Writers
  • 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.  “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” – Lemony Snicket Famous Writers
  • 24.  “Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us.” – Paul Theroux Famous Writers
  • 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.  “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.  “If you think reading is boring, you’re doing it wrong.” –Anonymous
  • 28.  “Reading is dreaming with open eyes.” –Anonymous
  • 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.  “A man is known by the books he reads.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson Famous Writers
  • 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.  “A writer only begins a book. The reader finishes it.” –Samuel Johnson Famous Writers
  • 33.  “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot in Treasure Island.” –Walt Disney Famous People
  • 34.  “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” –Cicero Famous Writers
  • 35.  “Reading is not optional.” – Walter Dean Myers Famous Writers
  • 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.  “The book to read is not the one that thinks for you, but the one which makes you think.” – Harper Lee Famous Writers
  • 38.  “There is creative reading as well as creative writing.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Famous Writers
  • 39.  “Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled: ‘This could change your life’.” – Helen Exley Famous Writers
  • 40.  “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” – Margaret Fuller Famous People
  • 41.  “No two persons ever read the same book.” –Edmund Wilson Famous Writers