Quotes About Books Reading

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C.S. Lewis
“I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.”
C.S. Lewis

Stephen Chbosky
“It's strange because sometimes, I read a book, and I think I am the people in the book.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Mark Twain
“Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.”
Mark Twain

Thomas Aquinas
“Beware the man of a single book.”
Thomas Aquinas

E. Lockhart
“One day, she ventured to the palace library and was delighted to find what good company books could be.”
E. Lockhart, We Were Liars

Jeffrey Eugenides
“She wanted a book to take her places she couldn't get to herself.”
Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot

Michel de Montaigne
“Off I go, rummaging about in books for sayings which please me.”
Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

Mary Ann Shaffer
“I have gone to [this bookshop] for years, always finding the one book I wanted - and then three more I hadn’t known I wanted.”
Mary Ann Shaffer, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Ray Bradbury
“The books are to remind us what asses and fools we are.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Michel Houellebecq
“An entire life spent reading would have fulfilled my every desire; I already knew that at the age of seven. The texture of the world is painful, inadequate; unalterable, or so it seems to me. Really, I believe that an entire life spent reading would have suited me best. Such a life has not been granted me...”
Michel Houellebecq, Whatever

Syed Mujtaba Ali
“ভেবে-চিন্তে অগ্রপশ্চাৎ বিবেচনা করে বই কেনে সংসারী লোক। পাঁড় পাঠক বই কেনে প্রথমে দাঁত-মুখ খিঁচিয়ে, তারপর চেখে চেখে সুখ করে করে, এবং সর্বশেষে সে কেনে ক্ষ্যাপার মত, এবং চুর হয়ে থাকে মধ্যিখানে। এই একমাত্র ব্যসন, একমাত্র নেশা যার দরুন সকালবেলা চোখের সামনে সারে সারে গোলাপি হাতি দেখতে হয় না, লিভার পচে পটল তুলতে হয় না।”
Syed Mujtaba Ali

Anya Seton
“Nay, it's not the Devil been leading her astray. It's books! That girl has been nothing but trouble ever since she learned how to read.”
Anya Seton, The Winthrop Woman

Henry David Thoreau
“Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations. Books, the oldest and the best, stand naturally and rightfully on the shelves of every cottage. They have no cause of their own to plead, but while they enlighten and sustain the reader his common sense will not refuse them. Their authors are a natural and irresistible aristocracy in every society, and, more than kings or emperors, exert an influence on mankind.”
Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Laura Lee Guhrke
“I enjoyed reading when I was a boy, but these days, I read all the time and it has rather taken the pleasure out of it for me. When I am at leisure, reading is the last thing I want to do.”

“That makes sense, I suppose. But for me, reading is an adventure. It makes me an armchair traveler and takes me places I shall never be able to go.”
Laura Lee Guhrke, And Then He Kissed Her

Melissa Marr
“You cannot force me to make my wishes now" She squared her shoulders and looked at him. "I've read texts.”
Melissa Marr, Radiant Shadows

Katie Kacvinsky
“I also like to escape inside their world,
tucked behind their colorful spines. It forces me to fully invest
my mind into what I'm doing, not just my ears or my eyes.”
Katie Kacvinsky, Awaken

Harold Bloom
“We read frequently if unknowingly, in quest of a mind more original than our own.”
Harold Bloom

“The more books you read, the less topics you have in common with most of the people, that´s the price you pay for reading.”
Martina Tutková

Django Wexler
“Have you never picked up a book you've read before, and found it speaks to you in a new way?”
Django Wexler, The Forbidden Library

“وَلا أحدَ يعْرِفُ أنَّنا كلمَا أغلقْنَا كتاباً كلما سددنَا النوافِذَ وتركنَا عالماً بكاملِهِ يموتُ اختناقاً”
واسينى الأعرج

Haruki Murakami
“Time passes slowly. Nobody says a word, everyone lost in quiet reading. One person sits at a desk jotting down notes, but the rest are sitting there silently, not moving, totally absorbed. Just like me.”
Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

Meredith Wood
“Reading stimulates the imagination and a good imagination can change the world in the most splendid of ways.”
Meredith Wood

Colin Meloy
“And I am a writer, writer of fictions
I am the heart that you call home
And I've written pages upon pages
Trying to rid you from my bones...”
Colin Meloy

Lemony Snicket
“Read about things that wouldn't keep you up all night long, weeping and tearing out your hair.”
Lemony Snicket, The Ersatz Elevator

Deborah Lawrenson
“I marveled at how they were all closed up, asleep with their secrets unseen until you reached up and took the book down from the shelf.”
Deborah Lawrenson, The Lantern

Megan Wilson
“Everyone should read at least 10 books in their lifetime - it helps your mind, develops your imagination, and can help you escape your reality.”
Megan Wilson

Markus Zusak
“أحياناً تقوم بقراءة كتاب من روعته تريد اصطحابه معك لعدة شهور بعد الانتهاء منه حتى لا يبتعد عنك”
Markus Zusak

Jan Karon
“He eyed in the far corner of the room the carton of books they'd schlepped across the pond(ocean) They were both fearful of being stuck without a decent book, and who knew they would find everything from Virgil to Synge on the shelves of a fishing lodge?”
Jan Karon, In the Company of Others

Jaachynma N.E. Agu
“Don`t allow ignorance to further enslave your destiny.”
Jaachynma N.E. Agu, The Prince and the Pauper

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