Books worth reading are worth re-reading.
Holbrook Jackson


 



Reading Quotes

What refuge is there for the victim who is oppressed with the feeling that there are a thousand new books he ought to read, while life is only long enough for him to attempt a hundred?
Oliver Wendall Holmes, Sr.

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him, and travel in his company.
Andre Gride

Keep reading books, but remember that a book's only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself.
Maxim Gorky

Reading furnishes the mind only with the materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
John Locke

Let us read good works often over. Some skip from volume to volume, touching on all points, resting on none. We hold, on the contrary, that, if a book be worth reading once, it is worth reading twice, and that if it stands a second reading, it may stand a third.
George Gilfillan





I have lost all sense of home, having moved about so much. It means to me now--only that place where the books are kept.
John Steinbeck

Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
Henry David Thoreau

Language is the soul of the intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life.
Charles Scribner

A fondness for reading changes the inevitable dull hours of our life into exquisite hours of delight.
Charles de Montesquieu

I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books than a king who did not love reading.
Thomas B. Macaulay

Books worth reading are worth reading twice; and what is most important of all, the masterpieces of literature are worth reading a thousand times.
John Morley

I love to lose myself in other men's mind's.
When I am not walking, I am reading;
I cannot sit and think. Books think for me.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg


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