Children About Reading Quotes by Mary Ellen Chase, J. K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Frederick Douglass, Mem Fox, Groucho Marx and many others.
There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.
I will defend the importance of bedtime stories to my last gasp.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.
When I say to a parent, “read to a child”, I don’t want it to sound like medicine. I want it to sound like chocolate.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
You must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.
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.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
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.
Love of books is the best of all.
Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won’t have as much censorship because we won’t have as much fear.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.