Settling in for a good read is a terrific feeling. Quotes about reading can help you share your love of the written word with others. Inspiring reading quotes capture the power of a compelling fictional character, the imaginative spark of a rich story, and the illumination that comes from learning about a new time, place, or topic. Written down on a slip of paper, reading quotes even make great bookmarks!

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To understand others and help them understand us, we must make a human connection, and the way to do this is through stories.

Arthur C. Brooks, from 'Love Your Enemies'

Reading the Bible will help you get to know the word, but it’s when you put it down and live your life that you get to know the author.

Steve Maraboli, radio show host

I think books are like people, in the sense that they'll turn up in your life when you most need them.

Emma Thompson, actress

One of the few places on earth that it is still possible to experience an instant sense of freedom and privacy is anywhere you open up a good book and begin to read.

Andrew Clements, author

In books I have traveled, not only to other worlds, but into my own.

Anna Quindlen, author

Reading makes me feel like I've accomplished something, learned something, become a better person.

Nora Ephron, screenwriter and author

[Books] are thin strands of humanity that tether us to one another for a small bit of time, that make us feel less alone or even more comfortable with our aloneness, if need be.

Libba Bray, author

What a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world after world, worlds that sing to you, comfort and quiet or excite you.

Anne Lamott, author

Books are the plan, and the train and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.

Anne Quindlen, author

Books are a uniquely portable magic.

Stephen King, novelist
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