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Quotes About Reading Habits

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Charles T. Munger
“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn't read all the time -- none, zero. You'd be amazed at how much Warren reads--and at how much I read. My children laugh at me. They think I'm a book with a couple of legs sticking out.”
Charles T. Munger, Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger

Eudora Welty
“Any room in our house at any time in the day was there to read in or to be read to.”
Eudora Welty

Joseph Campbell
“When you find a writer who really is saying something to you, read everything that writer has written and you will get more education and depth of understanding out of that than reading a scrap here and a scrap there and elsewhere. Then go to people who influenced that writer, or those who were related to him, and your world builds together in an organic way that is really marvelous.”
Joseph Campbell, The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life & Work

Marie Kondo
“People with large book collections are almost always diligent learners.”
Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

G.K. Griswold
“My eyes hunger to read more books then time allows me to devour.”
G.K. Griswold

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Whoever walk with great people will be great. But those who dare read the history of great men and women will be greater.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Beautiful Quotes

C.S. Lewis
“Naturally, since I myself am a writer, I do not wish the ordinary reader to read no modern books. But if he must read only the new or only the old, I would advise him to read the old.”
C.S. Lewis

Jennifer L. Armentrout
“You read too much.” Daemon exhaled slowly. [...]
"There’s no such thing as that.”
Jennifer L. Armentrout, Obsidian

“But the act of rereading contains profundities, and challenges, all its own. Going back to a book — sometimes the same physical copy of it — that you fell in love with years ago is a way both of measuring the distance you’ve traveled in the intervening years and of daring that past self to find new evidence for that old love.”
Dana Stevens

Gloria D. Gonsalves
“Readers should be open-minded to read anything they fancy regardless of the source. That way we can rid off the writing stereotyped by race or gender.”
Gloria D. Gonsalves

Susanna Kearsley
“That's how you have to read this book, you see. You wade through a few sentences, then stop and think about them, then wade through a few more.”
Susanna Kearsley, The Splendour Falls

Charlotte Brontë
“St. John had a book in his hand - it was his unsocial custom to read at meals - he closed it and looked up.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

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