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Start TimerReadOasis Step 1 To inspire us read more, it always helps to have a good role model. When I was a boy, my... Nice and Easy Quotes About Reading
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To inspire us read more, it always helps to have a good role model. When I was a boy, my father read to me before I went to bed. I can still remember the books he read to me! In this way, my father showed me that reading books was fun and good.

QuoteRedWe can also find inspiration to read when we hear what others say about reading. Great people (and everyday people like you and me) have said interesting things about reading. We have listed their ideas here to help us all find more power to read. We made the lists in three levels: Very Easy, Easy, and Middle. We hope you enjoy them. This one is Very Easy.

  1. “The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.” ― Harper Lee
  2. “If you’re a serious minded leader, you will read. You will read all you can.” ― Bill Hybels
  3. “One reads so as not to believe everything one reads.” ― Aaron Haspel
  4. “A day without reading is a day wasted.” ― Nathanael Richmond
  5. “I live to write but, I read to live.” ― Gail Gentry
  6. “I learned to write by reading the kind of books I wished I’d written.” ― Barbara Kingsolver
  7. “It takes a great reader to make a great book.” ― Orna Ross
  8. “Read the best books first, or else you may not have a chance to read them at all.” ― Henry David Thoreau
  9. “Reading makes me feel like I’ve lived a thousand lives in addition to my own.” ― Arlaina Tibensky
  10. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. ” ― Joseph Addison
  11. “I read because one life isn’t enough, and in the page of a book I can be anybody.” ― R. Peck
  12. “The more you read, the better you get, the more better you get, the more you like it; and the more you like it, the more you do it.” ― Jim Trelease, The Read-Aloud Handbook
  13. “You will learn most things by looking, but reading gives understanding. Reading will make you free.” ― Paul Rand
  14. “We become the books we read.” ― Matthew Kelly
  15. “Reading gives one something to think about other than one’s self.” ― Tom Bissell
  16. “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” ― Harry S. Truman
  17. “We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading” ― B.F. Skinner
  18. “You can travel the world and never leave your chair when you read a book.” ― Sherry K. Plummer
  19. “Reading brings us unknown friends” ― Honoré de Balzac
  20. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
  21. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” ― Margaret Fuller
  22. “A word after a word after a word is power.” ― Margaret Atwood
  23. “Read in order to live.” – Gustave Flaubert
  24. “Reading takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.” – Hazel Rochman
  25. “It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything.” – Lord Henry P. Brougham
  26. “Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” – Mason Cooley
  27. “Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.” Sir Francis Bacon (1561 – 1626)
  28. The end of reading is not more books but more life. Holbrook Jackson
  29. “When I get a little money, I buy books. If any is left, I buy food and clothes.” — Erasmus
  30. “Picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you’d most like not to lose.” — Neil Gaiman
  31. “Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.” –Vera Nazarian
  32. “I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.” ― Orhan Pamuk
  33. “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” ― Lemony Snicket
  34. “Think before you speak. Read before you think.” ― Fran Lebowitz
  35. “If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.” ― François Mauriac
  36. “Everything in the world exists in order to end up as a book.” ― Stéphane Mallarmé
  37. “The best books… are those that tell you what you know already.” ― George Orwell
  38. “Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte
  39. “There are too many books in the world to read in a single lifetime; you have to draw the line somewhere.” ― Diane Setterfield
  40. “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” ― J.K. Rowling