48 Best Reading Quotes For Kids And Students

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Reading is important for everyone. The more you read, the more you learn about things and it helps you to grow your knowledge. The below reading quotes can help you to know the importance of reading and how it helps you to grow in your life.

Best Reading Quotes For Kids And Students

1. “Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.” ― William Faulkner

2. “Reading is like thinking, like praying, like talking to a friend, like expressing your ideas, like listening to other people’s ideas, like listening to music, like looking at the view, like taking a walk on the beach.” ― Roberto Bolaño

3. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ― Dr. Seuss

4. “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” ― Mark Twain

5. “Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” ― Maya Angelou

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6. “Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.” ― Angela Carter

7. “Reading nurtures the soul, and an enlightened friend brings it solace.” ― Voltaire

8. “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” ― George R.R. Martin

9. “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” ― Haruki Murakami

10. “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” ― Albert Einstein

11. “Reading is thinking with someone else’s head instead of ones own.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

12. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ― St. Augustine

13. “There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.” ― Bertrand Russell

14. “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” ― Frederick Douglass

15. “Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

16. “Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author’s words reverberating in your head.” ― Paul Auster

17. “Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.” ― Diane Duane

18. “People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.” ― Logan Pearsall Smith

19. “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” ― Stephen King

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

21. “You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.” ― James Baldwin

22. “Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte

23. “The person who reads too much and uses his brain too little will fall into lazy habits of thinking..” ― Albert Einstein

24. “Reading brings us unknown friends” ― Honore de Balzac

25. “Read. Forget everything you’ve been told about books and read.” ― Paulo Coelho

26. “Open a book this minute and start reading. Don’t move until you’ve reached page fifty. Until you’ve buried your thoughts in print. Cover yourself with words. Wash yourself away. Dissolve.” ― Carol Shields

27. “When you read a book, you hold another’s mind in your hands.” ― James Burke

28. “No matter who you are, no matter where you live, and no matter how many people are chasing you, what you don’t read is often as important as what you do read.” ― Lemony Snicket

29. “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” ― J.K Rowling

30. “The only way to do all the things you’d like to do is to read” ― Tom Clancy

31. “Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.” ― Ezra Pound

32. “Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.” ― Henry David Thoreau

33. “To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.” ― A.C. Grayling

34. “Reading is more important to me than eating.” ― John Piper

35. “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” ― George R.R. Martin

36. “Read. Read. Read. Just don’t read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different style.” ― R.L. Stine

37. “Read widely, and without apology. Read what you want to read, not what someone tells you you should read.” ― Joyce Carol Oates

38. “The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” ― Thomas Jefferson

39. “Despite the enormous quantity of books, how few people read! And if one reads profitably, one would realize how much stupid stuff the vulgar herd is content to swallow every day.” ― Voltaire

40. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” ― Joseph Addison

41. “The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” ― Rene Descartes

42. “It’s good to know how to read, but it’s dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you’re reading.” ― Mike Tyson

43. “When reading, only read. When eating, only eat. When thinking, only think.” ― Seung Sahn

44. “Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift.” ― Kate DiCamillo

45. “Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.” ― George Washington Carver

46. “The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.” ― Pablo Neruda

47. “Reading and writing, like everything else, improve with practice. And, of course, if there are no young readers and writers, there will shortly be no older ones. Literacy will be dead, and democracy – which many believe goes hand in hand with it – will be dead as well.” ― Margaret Atwood

48. “Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.” ― Mark Haddon

Source: All quotes are collected from goodreads.com. Image source: freepik.com.