Reread Quotes

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Vladimir Nabokov
“Curiously enough, one cannot read a book; one can only reread it. A good reader, a major reader, and active and creative reader is a rereader.”
Vladimir Nabokov, Lectures on Literature

François Mauriac
“ ‘Tell me what you read and I’ll tell you who you are’ is true enough, but I’d know you better if you told me what you reread.”
François Mauriac

Cassandra Clare
“Tessa said, “The natural state of Shadowhunters is battle. When it is always ongoing, there is no time to stop and think that it is not an ideal condition for happiness. Shadowhunters are not suited to a halcyon state, yet we have had that time for the past decade or so. Perhaps we had begun to think ourselves invincible.”
“People are only invincible in books,” said Cordelia.
“I think you will find most of the time, not even then,” said Tessa. “But at least we can always pick up a book and read it anew. Stories offer a thousand fresh starts.”
“The only equivalent in real life is memory,” Tessa said, looking up as Will Herondale came into the room, followed by Cousin Jem. “But memories can be bitter as well as sweet.”
Cassandra Clare, Chain of Gold

Kate Westerlund
“You can read a book more than once, you know. You might even find a book inside the book.”
Kate Westerlund, If You Wish

C.S. Lewis
“To me, re-reading my favorite books is like spending time with my best friends.
I’d never be satisfied to limit myself to just one experience each with my favorite people.”
C S Lewis

Kamand Kojouri
“For what was it about books that once finished left the reader in a bit of a haze and made them reread the last few sentences in order to continue the ringing in their hearts a while longer, so as not to let the silence illumine the fact that reading, they had gained something — distance, a lesson, a companion, a new world — but now, after the last full stop, they had lost something palpable and felt a little emptier than before.”
Kamand Kojouri

Nitya Prakash
“Reread your old words to remind yourself how strongly you survived everything which you once thought would break you into pieces.”
Nitya Prakash

“Those who cannot understand what they've read should probably reread it.”
Gene Ambaum

Kate Westerlund
“There's always another story. When you read a book again and let your imagination take over, it can take you to new stories, so it's like a book inside the book!”
Kate Westerlund, If You Wish

Michael A. Stackpole
“Few and far between are the books you'll cherish, returning to them time and again, to revisit old friends, relive old happiness, and recapture the magic of that first read.”
Michael A. Stackpole

“Open the book to your whole story. Not just the parts you want to reread over and over again, but the whole darn thing. This is the only way to not have your history repeat itself over and over again.”
Christine E. Szymanski