24 Quotes About Reading

  • "The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."

    - Augustine
    Topics: Books, Reading


  • "It is well to remember that reading books about the Bible is a very different thing to searching the Word for oneself."

    - Harry Ironside
    Topics: Books, The Bible, Reading


  • "You can't develop character by reading books. You develop it from conflict."

    - Leonard Ravenhill
    Topics: Character, Reading


  • "A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Books, Humorous, Reading


  • "I read the newspapers to see how God governs the world."

    - John Newton
    Topics: God, Reading


  • "That learning which thou gettest by thy own observation and experience, is far beyond that which thou gettest by precept; as the knowledge of a traveler exceeds that which is got by reading."

    - Thomas a Kempis
    Topics: Learning, Reading


  • "I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden."

    - Augustine
    Topics: Scripture, Reading


  • "When we read, we fancy we could be martyrs; when we come to act, we cannot bear a provoking word."

    - Hannah More
    Topics: Hypocrisy, Reading


  • "In the meantime the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ work with thee, gentle reader, in all thy studious readings."

    - John Foxe
    Topics: Grace, Jesus, Reading


  • "Even those who write against fame wish for the fame of having written well, and those who read their works desire the fame of having read them."

    - Blaise Pascal
    Topics: Praise, Reading


  • "Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Contentment, Reading


  • "If thou desire to profit, read with humility, simplicity, and faithfulness; nor even desire the repute of learning."

    - Thomas a Kempis
    Topics: Books, Learning, Reading


  • "There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read."

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Books, Reading


  • "Though reading and conversation may furnish us with many ideas of men and things, yet it is our own meditation must form our judgment."

    - Isaac Watts
    Topics: Reading, Meditation


  • "In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read for your own satisfaction, but not name them."

    - John Selden
    Topics: Books, Reading



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