I collect quotes about learning and reading. Today I want to share with you some of my favorite reading quotes.
10 Favorite Reading Quotes
“Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark.”
“People need stories, child. They bring us hope, and that hope is real. If that’s the case, what does it matter whether people in them actually lived?”
– Brandon Sanderson, Skyward
“We read to give our soul a chance to luxuriate.”
– Henry Miller
“Books make great gifts . . . they have the whole world inside of them.”
– Neil Gaiman
“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.”
-Sir Francis Bacon
“The greatest gift is a passion for reading.”
– Elizabeth Hardwick
“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”
– Frederick Douglass
“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”
– Ray Bradbury
“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.”
“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”
– Margaret Fuller
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Originally published 1/2014