Love Of Reading Quotes by John Locke, Andre Rieu, Jami Attenberg, Susan Sontag, Lena Dunham, Zoe Kazan and many others.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
I love reading but I never last very long because I fall asleep right away.
I love reading books that you can’t put down, and they just take you over for a night or a weekend.
Reading usually precedes writing. And the impulse to write is almost always fired by reading. Reading, the love of reading, is what makes you dream of becoming a writer.
When we, as young women, are given the space to read, the act becomes a happy, private corner we can return to for the rest of our lives. We develop this love of reading by turning to stories that speak to the most special, secret parts of us.
It’s fun for me to be with someone who loves reading as much as I do, because he’ll give me things to read that I wouldn’t normally seek out, and I think vice versa.
One of the first serious attempts I made to write a novel was when I was in Grade 6 and I had read ‘Matilda.’ I wrote my own version and my teacher had it bound and permitted me to read it to the class – cementing my love of reading, writing and Roald Dahl!
I hope that when children read my stories that they evoke images for children. I four stories can help children use their own imaginations and lead them to act the stories out or to embark on related research, they will learn more and learn to love reading more.
I have a great deal of sympathy for reluctant readers because I was one. I would do anything to avoid reading. In my case, it wasn’t until I was 13 and discovered the ‘Lord of the Rings’ that I learned to love reading.
The love of reading can be contagious.
If a child is going to grow into a truly special adultвЂ“someone who thinks, considers other points of view, has an open mind, and possesses the ability to discuss great ideas with other peopleвЂ“a love of reading is an essential foundation.
I love reading epic fantasies and big fat books and so I really wanted to write one. I think you always write what you want to read.
People don’t always realize that my parents shared a sense of intellectual curiosity and a love of reading and of history.
We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.
I think that my love of cooking grew out of my love of reading about cooking. When I was a kid, we had a bookcase in the kitchen filled with cookbooks. I would eat all my meals reading about meals I could have been having.
A book is a device to ignite the imagination.
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.