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  1. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about motivational

    There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own. ⏤ Albert Einstein

  2. Picture quote about wisdom

    Reading is dreaming with open eyes.

  3. Picture quote by George Carlin about teach

    Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything. ⏤ George Carlin

  4. Picture quote by C. S. Lewis about age

    Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. ⏤ C. S. Lewis

  5. Picture quote by Sayings about books

    Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death. ⏤ Sayings

  6. Picture quote by Harper Lee about wisdom

    The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think. ⏤ Harper Lee

  7. Picture quote by Benjamin Franklin about action

    Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. ⏤ Benjamin Franklin

  8. Picture quote by Ray Bradbury about books

    You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. ⏤ Ray Bradbury

  9. Picture quote by Neil Gaiman about book

    A book is a dream that you hold in your hand. ⏤ Neil Gaiman

  10. Picture quote by Amy Poehler about motivational

    Great people do things before they're ready. ⏤ Amy Poehler

  11. Picture quote by Amy Poehler about action

    Great people do things before they are ready. ⏤ Amy Poehler

  12. Picture quote about reading

    Reading is dreaming with open eyes.

  13. Picture quote by Anna Quindlen about reading

    We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming. ⏤ Anna Quindlen

  14. Picture quote by Neil Gaiman about reading

    I went away in my head, into a book. ⏤ Neil Gaiman

  15. Picture quote by Sayings about love

    Fall in love when you are ready, not when you are lonely. ⏤ Sayings

  16. Picture quote by Jorge Luis Borges about imagination

    I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. ⏤ Jorge Luis Borges

  17. Picture quote by Unknown about reading

    If I'm ever stranded, I hope it's in a bookstore. ⏤ Unknown

  18. Picture quote by Wayne Dyer about miracle

    Miracles happen in moments. Be ready and willing. ⏤ Wayne Dyer

  19. Picture quote by Joseph Addison about fitness

    Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. ⏤ Joseph Addison

  20. Picture quote by Francis Bacon about wisdom

    Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested. ⏤ Francis Bacon

  21. Picture quote by Audrey Hepburn about imagination

    If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy tales and I like them best of all. ⏤ Audrey Hepburn

  22. Picture quote by Howard Schultz about achieve

    If you want to achieve widespread impact and lasting value, be bold. ⏤ Howard Schultz

  23. Picture quote by Henry Moore about future

    One never knows what each day is going to bring. The important thing is to be open and ready for it. ⏤ Henry Moore

  24. Picture quote about reading

    I was born with a reading list I will never finish.

  25. Picture quote by Sayings about future

    Ready or not, the future will happen. ⏤ Sayings

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A room without books is like a body without a soul.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.

Pete Seeger

If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

Saint Augustine

Miss a meal if you have to, but don't miss a book.

Jim Rohn

Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.

Henry David Thoreau

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.

Mortimer J. Adler

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

Ray Bradbury

Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.

Jim Bishop

I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander.

Isaac Asimov

A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.

Mark Twain

If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed.

Mark Twain

We tell ourselves stories in order to live.

Joan Didion

A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.

W. H. Auden

In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.

Mortimer J. Adler

Some books leave us free and some books make us free.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.

Robert Frost

Books succeed, and lives fail.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A book is the only immortality.

Rufus Choate

Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Those who do not read are no better off than those who cannot read.


I cannot live without books.

Thomas Jefferson

Begin to read a book that will help you move toward your dream.

Les Brown

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.

Joseph Brodsky

The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.

Katherine Mansfield

Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.

Benjamin Franklin

To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.

W. Somerset Maugham

Read in order to live.

Gustave Flaubert

A multitude of books distracts the mind.


To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.

Gaston Bachelard

Read much, but not many books.

Benjamin Franklin

Only a generation of readers will span a generation of writers.

Steven Spielberg

Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.

Henry Ward Beecher

Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.

Charles Caleb Colton

I tell writers to keep reading, reading, reading. Read widely and deeply. And I tell them not to give up even after getting rejection letters. And only write what you love.

Anita Diament

Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of with one's own.

Arthur Schopenhauer

You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.

John Ruskin

It's like a novelist writing far out things. If it makes a point and makes sense, then people like to read that. But if it's off in left field and goes over the edge, you lose it. The same with musical talent, I think.

Johnny Cash

The most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card.

Michael Lipsey

The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.

Abraham Lincoln

Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.

Edward Gibbon

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.

Harper Lee

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.

Mark Twain

To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time to read them.

Arthur Schopenhauer

A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.

Salman Rushdie

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor is any pleasure so lasting.

Mary Wortley Montagu

Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.

Jim Rohn

No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.

George Eliot

What is reading, but silent conversation.

Walter Savage Landor

A man ought to read just as his inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good.

Samuel Johnson

No furniture is so charming as books.

Sydney Smith

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.

Groucho Marx

There is no robber worse than a bad book.

Italian Proverbs

A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.

Will Rogers

Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.

Virginia Woolf

Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.

Jim Rohn

You will be the same person in five as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.

Charles ''Tremendous'' Jones

The book you don't read won't help.

Jim Rohn

You've really got to start hitting the books because it's no joke out here.

Spike Lee

The words of my book nothing, the drift of it everything.

Walt Whitman

No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.

Ezra Pound

With one day's reading a man may have the key in his hands.

Ezra Pound

Beware of the person of one book.

Thomas Aquinas

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?

Henry Ward Beecher

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.

Logan Pearsall Smith

I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget.

William Lyon Phelps

When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.

Desiderius Erasmus

Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason itself.

John Milton

We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.

Henry Fielding

Read the Bible. Work hard and honestly. And don't complain.

Billy Graham

The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.

Anatole France

What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.

Wendell Phillips

There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.

Emily Dickinson

A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.

Albert Camus

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.

James Russell Lowell

There are very many people who read simply to prevent themselves from thinking.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

A library is thought in cold storage.

Herbert Samuel

The age of the book is almost gone.

George Steiner

Never read any book that is not a year old.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books and the Quest for Tomorrow books, you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic questions that Star Trek asked.

William Shatner

If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.

Audrey Hepburn

A book worth reading is worth buying.

John Ruskin

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.

Haruki Murakami

All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality -- the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.

Arthur Christopher Benson

The oldest books are still only just out to those who have not read them.

Samuel Butler

Reading furnishes the mind only with material for knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.

John Locke

To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.

Victor Hugo

A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.

Henry Ward Beecher

In science read the newest works, in literature read the oldest.

Edward George BulwerLytton

It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.

Victor Hugo

Books are not men and yet they stay alive.

Stephen Vincent Benet

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Henry David Thoreau

Book love... is your pass to the greatest, the purest, and the most perfect pleasure that God has prepared for His creatures.

Anthony Trollope

A wicked book cannot repent.


I generally wake up, exercise and read through a huge amount of newspapers. I get to the office somewhere between 7:30 and 8:00 - my brothers and I are always the first ones in.

Ivanka Trump

To read too many books is harmful.

Mao Zedong

Live always in the best company when you read.

Sydney Smith

There is creative reading as well as creative writing.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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