Tag Archive | Reading

Quotes – mostly about books and reading!

We learn from failure, not from success ≈ Bram Stoker

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It is very, very easy not to be offended by a book. You just have to shut it. ≈ Salman Rushdie

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

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The cure for anything is salt water; sweat, tears or the sea ≈ Karen Blixen

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Dying is easier than watching your children in pain ≈ Randy Susan Meyers

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No one has ever become poor by giving ≈ Anne Frank

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The best time for planning a book is while you’re doing the dishes ≈ Agatha Christie

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There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all ≈ Jacqueline Kennedy

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A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking ≈ Jerry Seinfeld

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Anyone who says they have only one life to live, must not know how to read a book ≈ Author unknown

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There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed ≈ Ernest Hemingway

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A word to the wise ain’t necessary – it’s the stupid ones  that need the advice ≈ Bill Cosby

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The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go ≈ Dr. Seuss

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You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ≈ C. S. Lewis

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We do not write because we want to; we write because we have to ≈ W. Somerset Maugham

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The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid ≈ Jane Austen

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I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done ≈ Steven Wright

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Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world ≈ Napoleon Bonaparte

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If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it ≈ Toni Morrison

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Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom ≈ Thomas Jefferson

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A dirty book is rarely dusty ≈ Author unknown

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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

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A room without a book is like a body without a soul ≈ Cicero

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I call architecture frozen music ≈ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all ≈ Oscar Wilde

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Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it ≈ P. J. O’Rourke

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Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale ≈ Hans Christian Andersen

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It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends ≈ J. K. Rowling

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A good book on your shelf is a friend that turns its back on you and remains a friend ≈ Author unknown

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All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn ≈ Ernest Hemingway

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I believe that every person is born with talent ≈ Maya Angelou

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Some women have a weakness for shoes. I can go barefoot if necessary. I have a weakness for books ≈ Oprah Winfrey