23 Inspiring Quotes about Reading books

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Reading books quotes

Writing poetry and reading books causes brain damage.

— Pat Conroy, Beach Music

I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.

— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

I don’t know when reading books became the most essential thing about me, but it happened over the years and I found myself the most willing servant of what I considered a rich habit.

— Pat Conroy, A Lowcountry Heart: Reflections on a Writing Life

I’m old-fashioned and think that reading books is the most glorious pastime that humankind has yet devised.

— Wisława Szymborska, Nonrequired Reading

It is the man who loves reading books who gets to know himself

— Ndiritu Wahome, The Sad Artist and Other Fairytales

Computers allow us to squeeze the most out of everything, whether it’s Google looking up things, so I guess that tends to make us a little lazy about reading books and doing things the hard way to understand how those things work.

— Buzz Aldrin

We are not reading books merely to check off a list or to be able to say we have read them. We are reading to grow as persons, to know more that we may understand more, and ultimately, it is to be hoped, to act according to our greater wisdom.

— Karen Glass

Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of Godlight’ in the woods of our experience.

— C.S. Lewis

You can never learn Sales by reading books and watching videos, you can only get motivated by that.. To learn Sales (telesales) dial 300+ calls daily and (direct field sales) meet at-least 5 clients daily…Only customers can teach u sales!

— honeya

A good vocabulary is not acquired by reading books written according to some notion of the vocabulary of one’s age group. It comes from reading books above one.

— J.R.R. Tolkien, The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien

No matter how much time you spend reading books or following your intuition, you’re gonna screw it up. Fifty times. You can’t do parenting right.

— Alan Arkin

I like cups of tea and reading books and poetry and old people things.

— Bindi Irwin

When I’m not writing or tweaking my computer, I do embroidery. When I’m not plunging into the past, tweaking, or embroidering, I’m reading books about history, computers, or embroidery.

— Lynn Abbey

I was a lonely boy. I spent all my time reading books and watching the world. [some] tried to draw me out at first, but their hearts weren’t in it. And after all, they had enough troubles of their own.

— Rabih Alameddine, The Hakawati

All I wanted to do was go back inside to the library and read a book.I used to spend all my time reading books, or watching television. It was safe. Nobody ever was hurt or teased or looked stupid while reading books or watching television.

— Kathryn Magendie, Sweetie

Though I enjoy the occasional eBook from time to time, I will only stop reading books printed on paper when they pry them from my cold, dead, withered hands, and even then, they will be hard pressed to take them from me.

— H.L. Stephens

Those of us who are blamed when old for reading childish books were blamed when children for reading books too old for us.

— C.S. Lewis

You can’t just be reading books all the time and leave the writting of them to others.

— Joseph Delaney, Night of the Soul Stealer

My behavior is nonetheless, deplorable. Unfortunately, I’m quite prone to such bouts of deplorability–take for instance, my fondness for reading books at the dinner table.

— Brandon Sanderson, The Final Empire

Those of us who are blamed when old for reading childish books were blamed when children for reading books too old for us. No reader worth his salt trots along in obedience to a time-table.

— C.S. Lewis

You talk books away, ” he said; “why don’t you write one?” “I am too fond of reading books to care to write them, Mr. Erskine. I should like to write a novel certainly, a novel that would be as lovely as a Persian carpet and as unreal.

— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

I always find that after reading books written by Jane Austen that I speak much more properly, at least for a while.

— Becky Watson

Like most uneducated Englishwomen, I like reading–I like reading books in the bulk.

— Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own

OKAY. So I was going to the library every Saturday. So what? So what? It’s not like I was reading books or anything.

— Gary D. Schmidt, Okay for Now