We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.— B. F. Skinner
Jaw-dropping Love To Read quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
You don't make a photograph just with a camera.
You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.
Keep reading books, but remember that a book’s only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself.
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
Amongst the friends of Allah (Awliya), the Qur'an is considered as a love letter from Allah, which inevitably is read continuously to remind them of their Beloved.
I read that nine out of 10 women fantasize about having an unknown man leap through their bedroom window at night and make mad, passionate love to them. Who would think with those odds, I would now be facing 150 hours of community service.
I love books. I read voraciously, and I happened to have been fortunate to have been in the right place at the right time.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
I didn't want to play a rancher. I didn't want to have a cowboy hat on; I wanted to get away from that in the things I do. But I read the script and fell in love with it. As hard as I tried to say no, I couldn't.
Boys think girls are like books, If the cover doesn't catch their eye they won't bother to read what's inside".
What must it be like for a little boy to read that daddy never loved mummy?
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
Learn how to read the love letters sent by the wind and rain, the snow and moon.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.
I would say the secret is to be enthusiastic about everything that comes into your life. To care, to care about people. To be excited about everything that comes close to you. I love to read. And I love to write, mostly.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Of course anyone who truly loves books buys more of them than he or she can hope to read in one fleeting lifetime. A good book, resting unopened in its slot on a shelf, full of majestic potentiality, is the most comforting sort of intellectual wallpaper.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies.
I used to go with my parents and loved it, I was in school plays, and I started reading plays before I started reading novels. I'll defend it to the hilt. When theatre is good it is fabulous.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
My idea of a fun night was diving into a massive pile of To Be Read pile of books stacked near my dresser... I was the girl who loved everything geeky.
Why do you want to read others' books when there is the book of yourself?
I want to take my rightful share of life by force, I want to give lavishly, I want love to flow from my heart, to ripen and bear fruit. There are many horizons that must be visited, fruit that must be plucked, books read, and white pages in the scrolls of life to be inscribed with vivid sentences in a bold hand.
Reading is dreaming with open eyes.
I say I'm in love with her. What does that mean? It means I review my future and my past in the light of this feeling. It is as though I wrote in a foreign language that I am suddenly able to read. Wordlessly, she explains me to myself. LIke genius she is ignorant of what she does.
Brother Kendrick Lamar: he's not a rapper, he's a writer, he's an author.
And if you read between the lines, we'll learn how to love one another. But you can't do that, I said you can't do that, without loving yourself first.
The longer I live, the more I read, the more patiently I think, and the more anxiously I inquire, the less I seem to know...Do justly. Love mercy. Walk humbly [with your God]. This is enough.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
I read once that the ancient Egyptians had fifty words for sand & the Eskimos had a hundred words for snow. I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep & there are no words for that.
Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
As parents, the most important thing we can do is read to our children early and often. Reading is the path to success in school and life. When children learn to love books, they learn to love learning.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
Instead of educating the I.Q., we need to educate the H.Q., the heart quotient, the matters of truth, love, justice, and compassion. There are two ways to do this. One is through the read life experiences and the other is through literature. Literature has the power to take us outside ourselves and returns to ourselves a changed self.
You came to my life with what you were bringing, made of light and bread and shadow I expected you, and Like this I need you, Like this I love you, and to those who want to hear tomorrow that which I will not tell them, let them read it here, and let them back off today because it is early for these arguments.
For every book you buy, you should buy the time to read it.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books.
I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California.
At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles.
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
A King only bows down to his Queen.
When the Day of Judgment dawns and people, great and small, come marching in to receive their heavenly rewards, the Almighty will gaze upon the mere bookworms and say to Peter, “Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them. They have loved reading.
My mum was never too keen on TV, so we kids all went to the library and got books out. Right from the start, I loved the works of Mark Twain. Every time I read about Tom Sawyer, I'd go out and do something low-level naughty, just like him.
Love is a word that is constantly heard, Hate is a word that is not.
Love, I am told, is more precious than gold. Love, I have read, is hot. But hate is the verb that to me is superb, And Love but a drug on the mart. Any kiddie in school can love like a fool, But Hating, my boy, is an Art.
Love of reading enables a man to exchange the weary hours, which come to every one, for hours of delight.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul.