The 111 Most Inspiring Reading Phrases in History

I leave you 100 Reading sentences Short for children and adults, from authors and important historical figures such as Oscar Wilde, Descartes, Victor Hugo, Voltaire or Mark Twain.

If you know other phrases related to reading or books, leave a comment to help increase the list. Thank you!

Sentences about reading

You may also be interested in These phrases from famous books or These of writers .

1-The more you read, the more things you will know. The more things you learn, the more places you will travel.-Dr. Seuss.

2-The ability and taste for reading gives access to what has already been discovered by others.-Abraham Lincoln.

3-No matter how busy you think you are, you must find time to read, or surrender to self-chosen ignorance.-Confucius.


4-A book is a gift you can open again and again.-Garrison Keillor.


5-The person who does not read good books has no advantage over which he can not read.-Mark Twain.

Person who does not read

6-We read to know that we are not alone.-William Nicholson.


7-Reading is for the mind what exercise is for the body.-Joseph Addison

8-The one who loves reading, has everything at his disposal.-William Godwin.

Love reading

9-It's what you read when you do not have to, which determines what you will be.-Oscar Wilde. Reading51

10-There are more treasures in the books than in all the booty of Treasure Island.-Walt Disney.


11-The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the best people of the past centuries.-Descartes.


12-A great book should leave you with many experiences, and something exhausted at the end. You live several lives by reading.-William Styron


13-Reading is an art form and every person can be an artist.-Edwin Louis Cole.


14-A book is the most effective weapon against intolerance and ignorance.-Lyndon Baines Johnson.


15-If one can not enjoy reading a book again and again, it does not make sense to read it.-Oscar Wilde.


16-A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The one who never reads only lives one.-George R.R. Martin.

17-A man is known by the books he reads.-Ralph Waldo Emerson.


18-Books are the most silent and constant friends; Are the most accessible counselors and the most patient teachers.-Charles William Eliot.


19-Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you have in your interior.-Carlos Ruiz Zafón.


20-Reading is a basic tool for living a good life.-Joseph Addison.


21-There is no enjoyment like reading.-Jane Austen. Reading26

22-I find education very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go to another room and read a book.-Groucho Marx.


23-Once you learn to read, you will be free forever.-Frederick Douglass.

24-Some books should be savored, others devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested.-Francis Bacon. Reading24

25-To learn to read is to light a fire; Every pronounced syllable is a spark.-Víctor Hugo. Reading23

26-Let us read and dance; These two amusements will not do any harm to the world.- Voltaire .


27-If you do not like to read, you have not found the right book.-J.K. Rowling.

28-Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.-Logan Pearsall Smith. Reading21

29-If you only read the books that everyone is reading, you can only think what everyone is thinking.-Haruki Murakami. Reading20

30-Never trust someone who has not brought a book with you.-Lemony Snicket.


31-Never two people read the same book.-Edmund Wilson.


32-Reading gives us a place to go when we have to be where we are.-Mason Cooley. Reading18

33-I have not known any evil that an hour of reading does not relieve.-Charles de Montesquieu. Reading17

34-Reading after a certain age diverts too much mind from their creative occupations. Any man who reads too much and uses little of his own brain, falls into lazy habits of thought.-Albert Einstein.


35-The only thing important in a book is the meaning it has for you.-W. Somerset Maugham.

36-A good book has no end.-R.D. Cumming. Reading15

37-Think before you speak. Read before you think.-Fran Lebowitz.


38-You do not have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to burn them.-Ray Bradbury.


39-The books that help you the most are the ones that make you think more. The hardest way to learn is with reading, but a great book by a great thinker, is a boat of thoughts, deeply charged truth and beauty.-Pablo Neruda.


40-The books are the plane, the train, the road. They are the destination and the trip. They are the home.-Anna Quindlen.


41-Without tears in the writer, there are no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, there is no surprise in the reader.-Robert Frost.

42-Lovers of books never go to bed alone.

"It's good to read everything about something and everything."Lord Henry P. Brougham.

"You're the same now, five years from now, except for the people you've met and the books you read."Charlie Jones.

45-Read to live.-Gustave Flaubert.


46-A book is a dream in your hand.-Neil Gaiman.


47. Show me a family of readers and I will show you the people who move the world.-Napoleon.

48-We should not teach great books, we should teach love of reading.-B. F. Skinner.

49-Many people feel better with the mere sight of a book.-Jane Smiley.

50-You think your pain is unprecedented in world history, but then you read. It is the books that taught me that the things that tormented me were those that connected me with living people or that I had been alive.-James Baldwin.

51-The transformative ideas of life have always come to me through books.-Bell Hooks.

52-Books are magic only portable.-Stephen King.

53-A book is a device to light up the imagination.-Alan Bennett.

54-Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.-Harry S. Truman.

55. Give me a man or woman who has read a thousand books and gives me an interesting company. Give me a man or woman who may have read three books and give me a dangerous company.-Anne Rice.

56-There is much more in a book than just its reading.-Maurice Sendak.

57-The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own embarrassments.-Oscar Wilde.

58-Do not read, as children do, to amuse you, or like the ambitious, to instruct you. No, read to live.-Gustave Flaubert.

59-Reading provides the mind with knowledge materials; It is thought that makes our what we read.-John Locke.

60-Reading is equivalent to thinking with the head of another person instead of with the own.-Arthur Schopenhauer.

61-Education begins a good gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must end it.-John Locke.

62-A man only learns in two ways, one reading and another by association with smarter people.-Will Rogers.

"If we find a man of strange intellect, we should ask him what books he reads."Ralph Waldo Emerson.

64-Great books help you understand and help you feel understood.-John Green.

65-Write something worthwhile or read something worthwhile.-Benjamin Franklin.

66-Sleep is fine and the books are better.-George R.R. Martin.


"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.-Joseph Brodsky.

68-The things he wants to know are in the books; My best friend is the one who gets me a book I have not read.-Abraham Lincoln.

69-Reading is nothing more than a silent conversation.-Walter Savage Landor.

70-There is no substitute for books in a child's life.-May Ellen Chase.


71-I read a book on one occasion and my whole life changed.-Orhan Pamuk.

72-We live for books.-Umberto Eco.


73-The greatest gift is a passion for reading.-Elizabeth Hardwick.

74-A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.-Italo Calvino.

"Never read an entire book by the mere fact of having begun it."- John Witherspoon.

76-Anyone who says he has only one life to live in must not know how to read a book.

77-In a good book, the best is between lines.-Swiss proverb.


78-If you want to tell me the heart of a man, do not tell me what he reads, but what he re-read.-François Mauriac.

79-Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them.-Henry David Thoreau.


80-Choose an author as you choose a friend.-Christopher Wren.


81-The best books are those that tell you what you already know.-George Orwell.

82-The habit of reading is the only enjoyment that lasts when there are no other pleasures.-Anthony Trollope.

83-Reading is a conversation. All the books speak. But a good book also listens.-Mark Haddon.

84-There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking and an art of writing.-Isaac D'Israeli.

85-Some books set us free and others make us free.-Ralph Waldo Emerson.


86-Reading and writing, like everything, improve with practice.-Margaret Atwood.


87-A book is like a garden loaded in the pocket.-Chinese proverb.


88-Reading is a discount ticket everywhere.-Mary Schmich.


89-Reading will give you lasting pleasure.-Laura Bush.


90-Reading can give you more satisfaction than anything else.-Bill Blass.

91-There are many ways to enlarge the world of your children. Love for books is the best of all.-Jacqueline Kennedy.

92-I think of life as a good book. The further you get, the more it starts to make sense.-Harold Kushner.

93-The man who reads nothing is better educated than he who reads nothing except newspapers.-Thomas Jefferson.

94-Never leave tomorrow for the book you can read today.-Holbrook Jackson.

95-Read a book and live a life, watch TV and lose a day.

96-Reading a book is to take advantage of all the experience the writer has had.

97-If you do not want to commit all the mistakes of a writer, read his books.

98-The history of humanity, its experience and all its knowledge, is recorded in the books. Take advantage of them and every day you will be a little more human.

99-When you find two people who have read more than 100 books it is as if they were two people who have lived more than 100 lives.

100-Not all who read are intelligent but all the intelligent read books.-

101-A classic is a book that people adore and do not read.-Mark Twain.

102-When you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow more light to enter.-Vera Nazarian.

"I would never read a book if it were possible to speak half an hour to the man who wrote it."-Woodrow Wilson.

104. Always read something that will make you see well if you die in the middle of reading.-P.J. O'Rourke.

105-Books you do not read, do not help you.-Jim Rohn.

106. A good novel tells you the truth about your hero. A bad novel tells you the truth about its author.-Gilbert K. Chesterton.

107. A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it, or offer your own version in return.-Salman Rushdie.

"Keep reading books. But remember that a book is just a book, and that you must learn to think for yourself.-Maxim Gorky.

"Make it a rule to never give a child a book that you would never read for yourself."George Bernard Shaw.

110-The books serve to show a man that his original thoughts are not so new after all.-Abraham Lincoln.

"What you do not know would make a great book."Sydney Smith.

"You know you read a good book when you turn the last page and you feel like you've lost a friend.""Paul Sweeney.

113-A book is like a mirror. If a fool looks at him, you can not wait for a genius to look back. K. Rollins.

Loading ..

Recent Posts

Loading ..