Reading Good Books Quotes

Reading Good Books Quotes by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rupert Brooke, Martin Farquhar Tupper, Alice Hegan Rice, Maya Angelou, C. S. Lewis and many others.

Easy reading is damn hard writing.

Easy reading is damn hard writing.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
Rupert Brooke
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever.
Martin Farquhar Tupper
I can think of no habit, kept up through the years, that binds a married couple more than that of reading good books together. Domestic problems and personal problems are for the time forgotten, and an intellectual intimacy is established that can be maintained in few other ways.
Alice Hegan Rice
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.
Maya Angelou
It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.
C. S. Lewis
Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
P. J. O’Rourke
If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.
Toni Morrison
I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.
Harold S. Kushner
Stretching [and] yoga [are] very helpful. All of these things – they really do help. Good food and a lot of sleep. And reading – reading good books. Sometimes movies – although a lot of the movies are difficult.
Alice Walker
Dreams, books, are each a world; and books, we know, Are a substantial world, both pure and good: Round these, with tendrils strong as flesh and blood, Our pastime and our happiness will grow.
William Wordsworth
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
Mortimer Adler
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Mark Twain
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you.
Mortimer Adler
No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
He who destroys a good book kills reason itself.
John Milton
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Mark Twain