Read my lips. Here are some proverbs and quotes about reading.

The fun of reading

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A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone. That's why I read so much.
(unknown author)
Source: Game of Thrones
Quoted: Tyrion Lannister

Believe nothing,
No matter where you read it,
Or who has said it,
Not even if I have said it,
Unless it agrees with your own reason
And your own common sense.
Gautama Buddha

Every reader wants the same thing: to open the cover of a book and watch the words explode like fireworks off the page.
Kim Lehman

I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.
Jane Austen
Source: Pride and Prejudice

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
Groucho Marx

I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.
Robert Louis Stevenson

I read it in a book.
Samwell Tarly

If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.
Mark Twain

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

Life is too short to read a bad book.
James Joyce

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
George Bernard Shaw

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
Edith Sitwell

Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.
Dave Barry

Reading ... a vacation for the mind.
Dave Barry

Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.
Mason Cooley

Reading stories is bad enough but writing them is worse.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Source: Anne of Green Gables

Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.
Harold Bloom

Since I could read, I always had my nose in a book.
Zoe Sugg

Statler: You think this show is educational?
Waldorf: Yes it will drive people to read books.
(unknown author)
Source: The Muppet Show

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Alvin Toffler

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
Saint Augustine

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
Joseph Joubert

To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June.
Jean-Paul Sartre

We farmers ought not to have much time for reading; yet somehow one can't help it.
Elizabeth Gaskell
Source: Cranford

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
Henny Youngman

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