Top Ten Tuesday: Book Quotes about Reading

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was created by The Broke and the Bookish and is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.

In the words of Rupaul Charles: This week, I am serving you… Ten book quotes about reading (the last bit probably wasn’t in the style of Rupaul, but I like to keep things PG on here).

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.

George R. R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.

Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

We read to know we’re not alone.

William Nicholson, Shadowlands

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

What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn’t happen much though.

J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Books are a uniquely portable magic.

Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry

Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.

Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

You get a little moody sometimes but I think that’s because you like to read. People that like to read are always a little f***ed up.

Pat Conroy, The Prince of Tides

Do you have any favourite quotes about reading? If so, please share them in the comments. Have a great week of reading!

24 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Book Quotes about Reading

  1. I absolutely love book quotes about reading, I blog about them every Friday, that’s why I chose first lines for my list. But I absolutely love that you did this this week.

    Thanks for visiting my TTT earlier.

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