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78 Inspirational Books and Reading Quotes

Book reading is important because it develops our creative thoughts, gives us immense knowledge and teach lessons while keeping our minds active. Books can hold and keep all kinds of information, stories, thoughts and feelings unlike anything else in this world. We should always keep us motivated to read books. Here are some of the best Inspirational Books and Reading Quotes to encourage you to read more n more.

Books and reading quotes

  1. “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” – Cicero

Inspirational Book Reading Quotes

  1. “Every time I read the same book again, I learn something new.” Invajy

book reading Quotes

  1. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”– Joseph Addison

quotes about books and reading

  1. “Books are hidden treasures, explore them and become rich.” – Invajy

books and reading quotes

  1. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C.S. Lewis
  2. “Books were my pass to personal freedom.”Oprah Winfrey
  3. “No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.”– Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  4. “A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.”– David Mitchell
  5. “If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.”– Francois Mauriac
  6. “Some of these things are true and some of them lies. But they are all good stories.”– Hilary Mantel

Quotes about books and reading

  1. “Never stop reading, best learning is yet to come.” – Invajy
  2. “A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.”– C.S. Lewis
  3. “Take a good book to bed with you – books do not snore.” – Thea Dorn
  4. “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.”– J.K. Rowling
  5. “One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.”– Carl Sagan
  6. “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”– Erasmus
  7. “The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.” – Joseph Joubert
  8. “Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.”– Anne Herbert
  9. “Children know perfectly well that unicorns aren’t real, but they also know that books about unicorns, if they are good books, are true books.”– Ursula K. LeGuin
  10. “Self Help Books have the power to take off you from mental health issues.” – Invajy

Books and reading quotes

  1. “A good bookshop is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to read.”– Terry Pratchett
  2. “If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it.”– Toni Morrison
  3. “Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.” Dr Seuss
  4. “That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”– Jhumpa Lahiri
  5. “A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”– William Styron
  6. “′Classic – a book which people praise and don’t read.”– Mark Twain
  7. “Sleep is good, he said, and books are better.”– George R.R. Martin
  8. “Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.” – Bill Patterson
  9. “Even if you don’t have time to read the full book, ensure to glance through it.” – Invajy
  10. “It is is better to know one book intimately than a hundred superficially.”– Donna Tartt

Inspirational books and reading quotes

  1. “Books are best friends, always spend time with them.” – Invajy
  2. “Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people – people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.”– E.B. White
  3. “A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.”– Charles Baudelaire
  4. “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.”Walt Disney
  5. “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”– Neil Gaiman
  6. “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”– Charles W. Eliot
  7. “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”– Jane Smiley
  8. “The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night.”– Isabel Allende
  9. “The best books… are those that tell you what you know already.”– George Orwell
  10. “It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.”– C.S. Lewis
  11. “I have always imagined paradise will be a kind of library.” – Jorge Luis Borges
  12. “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” – Groucho Marx
  13. “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
  14. “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King
  15. “Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?” – Henry Ward Beecher
  16. “I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a book.” – J.K. Rowling
  17. “Wear the old coat and buy the new book.”– Austin Phelps
  18. “Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don’t you agree?”– Christopher Paolini
  19. “Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.”– Annie Proulx
  20. “There is no age for learning, never stop reading books throughout life.” – Invajy

Quotes about Reading Books

  1. “Reading brings us unknown friends.”– Honore de Belzac
  2. “My alma mater was books, a good library…. I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.”Malcolm X
  3. “Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.” – Jean Rhys
  4. “No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.”– Mary Wortley Montagu
  5. “Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.” – Mary Schmich
  6. “We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming, our own consciousness in someone else’s mind.”– Anna Quindlen
  7. “Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.”– Diane Duane
  8. “Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else’s shoes for a while.”– Malorie Blackman
  9. “The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.”– Rene Descartes
  10. “The America I love still exists at the front desks of our public libraries.”– Kurt Vonnegut

Books reading quotes

  1. “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”– Groucho Marx
  2. “In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.”– Mortimer J. Adler
  3. “I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.”Ralph Waldo Emerson
  4. “Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.”– Henry Ward Beecher
  5. “I guess there are never enough books.”– John Steinbeck
  6. “I love the smell of book ink in the morning.”– Umberto Eco
  7.  “A book is a dream you hold in your hands.” – Neil Gaiman
  8. “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” – Lemony Snicket
  9. “What a blessing it is to love books as I love them; – to be able to converse with the dead, and to live amidst the unreal!”– Thomas Babington Macaulay
  10. “You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.”– Paul Sweeney

Quotes on books and reading

  1. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss
  2. “Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.”– Napoleon Bonaparte
  3. “Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”– Henry David Thoreau
  4. “Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.”– Harper Lee
  5. “Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I’d rather boast about the ones I’ve read.”– Jorge Luis Borges
  6. “I owe everything I am and everything I will ever be to books.”– Gary Paulsen
  7. Happiness. That’s what books smells like. Happiness. That’s why I always wanted to have a book shop. What better life than to trade in happiness?”– Saran MacLean
  8. “A capacity, and taste, for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.”– Abraham Lincoln

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