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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A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.

William Styron, novelist

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.

Dr. Seuss

We read to know that we’re not alone.

William Nicholson, screenwriter and novelist

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

Charles C. Colton, author

Books help us understand who we are and how we are to behave. They show us what community and friendship mean; they show us how to live and die.

Anne Lamott, author

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

W.H. Auden, author

A book is like a garden carried in one’s pocket.

Chinese proverb
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